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The head of security firm Open Source Security, Brad Spengler, says he had little option but to file a lawsuit against open source advocate Bruce Perens, who alleged back in 2017 that security patches issued for the Linux kernel by OSS violated the licence under which the kernel is distributed.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:49

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Published in Open Source

Nine days ago, the Victorian Government announced that it would be providing $200,000 for a program to help Microsoft train more people in the use of its software. It came, ironically, just a day after regional Victorian hospitals were hit by ransomware – something that, by far, only attacks Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Published in Open Sauce

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