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Mozilla CTO Eich: If Your Browser Isn't Open Source (Ahem, Ahem, IE, Chrome, Safari), DON'T TRUST IT

Neil McAllister | The Register | January 14, 2014

Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich has cautioned netizens not to blindly trust software vendors, arguing that only open-source software can be assured to be free from government-mandated surveillance code. Read More »

NCI Site Hacked -- Or Was It?

Frank Konkel | FCW | November 1, 2012

A group of hackers known as "LulzSecEurope” claimed they breached the National Cancer Institute’s website on Oct. 31, but the agency says the alleged hack didn’t happen. Read More »

Nginx Takes The Slippery Road Away From Open Source

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | August 23, 2013

The popular upstart Web server released a proprietary Plus version this week. What could possibly go wrong? Read More »

NHS England Says No To VistA

Rebecca Todd | eHealth Insider | September 30, 2013

NHS England has decided not to pay £7m to anglicise the US Veterans Health Administration’s open source electronic medical record, VistA. Instead, it will create a framework for NHS trusts to buy open source system support, hosting and change management. Read More »

NSA Releases Ultra-Secure Open Source Android Derivative

Michael Crider | Android Community | January 17, 2012

Rejoice, paranoid security fanatics! There’s finally a version of Android that enables your obsessive need to lock and control each and every file on your mobile device. There’s just one catch: you’ve got to trust the National Security Agency to use it. Read More »

Obamacare Site Flaws Due To More Than ‘Talent Gap’

Dustin Volz | Nextgov | October 23, 2013

As Congress begins investigating the rocky rollout of, technology experts warn that it may not find any easy scapegoats. Read More »

Open Source Programs Aim To Meet Global Demand For Developers

Jim Zemlin | | September 28, 2012

It is software that differentiates one device or computing experience from another. And since nearly all software today is built using open source projects and code, knowing how to collaborate and contribute to an open development community is a requirement for any developer or company regardless of industry. Read More »

Open Source Software Is More Secure Than You Think

Lasse Andresen | SC Magazine | October 8, 2013

[...] Open source is growing in the enterprise, but oftentimes when people think of open source, they are concerned about the potential security issues. But, those security concerns are merely myths. So, what is the reality when it comes to open source software security? Read More »

Open Source Tech Is Driving Big Changes In Government

Joseph Marks and Mark Micheli | Nextgov | April 26, 2013

Open source technology is now visible everywhere in government from the basic operating systems that federal computers run on to the blogs, websites and social media tools they use to communicate with the public. Red Hat, which helps companies manage, maintain and secure open source tools [...] has been at the forefront of much of this adoption. Read More »

Open-Source Community Helps With Emergency VistA Patch

Kathleen Hickey | GCN | December 10, 2013

While working on his final project for a master's degree in information security, Georgia Tech graduate student Doug Mackey discovered a security flaw in VistA, the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture electronic health records system. Read More »

Open-Source Development: The History Of OpenOffice Shows Why Licensing Matters

Richard Hillesley | TechRepublic | October 2, 2012

Governance and licensing aren’t glamorous but getting them right is vital to open-source software’s long-term health. Read More »

Opening Doors In Cars And Government

Katherine Noyes | LinuxInsider | January 17, 2013

Ford and GM, first of all, both used CES to open up their in-vehicle infotainment systems to third-party developers through what's sometimes been referred to as "open source" app programs. "I did not see anything here that actually means 'open source' in my book," said blogger Kevin O'Brien. "Where is the source code for Ford SYNC? Didn't Microsoft write this?" Read More »

OpenStack Reaches Milestone With Launch Of Foundation

Brandon Butler | Network World | September 19, 2012

Sept. 19, 2012 will go down as a big day for OpenStack... Read More »

Oracle Switches Berkeley DB License

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | July 5, 2013

Oracle had the right to change the BerkeleyDB license to AGPL, but many will view Oracle's switch as a betrayal of trust Read More »

Petition calls on White House to hand code to open source community

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | October 22, 2013

Thus far, 1,278 people have signed a petition on asking for CGI Federal to turn the code that comprises over to the open source community. Read More »