Thin-skinned people are being weaponised against opposition to one’s views, just like blasphemy law is brought up to defend fiction/lies and censor/self-censor one’s critics (because truth is sometimes “offensive”)
The term or the brand “Open Source” is becoming worthless because those who use it typically engage in production of proprietary software falsely marketed as “Open Source” (that’s what openwashing is inherently about)
Various outlets that are closely connected to Microsoft are trying to convince us that Microsoft is now ‘king’ of Open Source; nothing could be further from the truth however.
Conferences that call themselves “open” something are sometimes nothing but an attack on openness (not to mention freedom) and promotion of FUD about Free/Open Source software (FOSS); there’s an ample set of examples to that effect.
The cheapening of the term “Open Source” continues; sooner or later everything out there will be called “open” irrespective of what it really is.
This is a very lengthy and potentially expensive process. It’s happening or becoming necessary because the EPO nowadays grants patents far too quickly, in big numbers. In Twitter the EPO lies about such patents, equating them with “property” (which they’re not) as if to deny these grants would be “theft”.
We would rather not spend much time or dedicate much space to IBM criticism because it’s hardly the foremost threat to Software Freedom; it’s mostly a threat to a sane patent policy/law. We hope that Red Hat can influence IBM positively (rather than the other way around).
CentOS Linux 8 released – a Linux distro derived from RHEL 8. CentOS was created when Red Hat stopped providing RHEL free. These days CentOS mostly used on servers, HPC, and desktop. CentOS is a high-quality Linux distribution. It gives complete control of its open-source software packages and is fully customized for research needs or for running a high-performance website without the need for license fees. Let us see what’s new in CentOS 8.
Almost 55% of Indian population are cinema-goers who watch movies in a theater at least once in six months. As in-cinema advertising is expected to grow at a double digit in the next few years, many agencies has recently jumped-in to provide comprehensive on-screen advertising branding / plans.
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