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The law behind free and open source software

June 21st, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

The third issue of the International Free and Open Source Software Law Review has been released. And even if you’re not a lawyer there is food for thought. With everything from a profile of the BSD licence, to issues around copyright in free software and a review of case law related to free software, the […]

Tunisian govt. launches FOSS training programme

June 18th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

The Tunisian Ministry of Communications has linked up with Linux Professional Institute to certify more than 2,000 IT students in Linux and free and open source technologies. And that’s just the start.

Book release: Teaching FOSS business models in Africa

June 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , , ,

The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSA) and ict@innovation have released a training manual for teaching FOSS business models in Africa.

State IT Agency to host FOSS vendor day

May 19th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

The SA State IT Agency’s Free and Open Source Programme Office (FPO) is to host a workshop this coming Friday in which free and open source software (FOSS) vendors will have a chance to demonstrate their products to government officials. The day-long workshop will include representatives from companies that were selected, in a 2005 tender process, as government-approved open source vendors.