The founders of FerretDB, an Open Source document database using PostgreSQL as the database backend, is working with different stakeholders on developing a standard for document databases, the same way as SQL was created as a standard for relational databases in the 1980s, with the objective of reducing the risk of vendor lock-in for users.
OSI submitted its comments to the United States Patent and Trademark Office to defend Open Source from patent trolls.
Open Future conducted a study to gain a better understanding of the current state of the open movement, as seen through the eyes of people actively involved in its endeavors and leading organizations within the movement. Open Future believes that a shared movement identity and a shared advocacy agenda can make the collective effort stronger
You’ve seen so many announcements about new releases of AI large language models, foundational models, tooling, services all claiming to be “open” or “Open Source”. But none of them are shared with the same conditions.
The Linux Foundation, Unified Patents and Electronic Frontier Foundation hosted a webinar this week to give an overview of the serious issue of patent trolls and the recent proposal from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to change the current rules for protecting and defending Open Source software from patent trolls.
This year’s Maintainer Month feels different given what’s happening with the European Cyber Resilience Act. Their role is under more …
At OSI we’ve stepped up our advocacy and outreach program to educate the wider community. We just wrapped up the first License Clinic for lawyers and employees of US federal agencies and we’ve started planning for the next one, in Brusse
This month, we’re pleased to spotlight one of our sponsors, Salesforce, and learn why Open Source is important to their organization.
The Open Source project SlimToolkit addresses one of the most critical issues in the cloud-native ecosystem today: container security.
The polls just closed, the results are in. Congratulations to the returning directors Aeva Black, and Catharina Maracke, …
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