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International Free and Open Source Software Law Review. The International Free and Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSS L.

International Free and Open Source Software Law Review

Rev.) is a collaborative legal publication aiming to increase knowledge and understanding among lawyers about Free and Open Source Software issues. Topics covered include copyright, licence implementation, licence interpretation, software patents, open standards, case law and statutory changes. Announcements. Open source in af metropolitan Library.

OSOR Focus — Open Source Observatory. Volume 20/2007, Number 2 | Science Studies. Open Source Science: A New Model for Innovation. In a perfect world, scientists share problems and work together on solutions for the good of society.

Open Source Science: A New Model for Innovation

In the real world, however, that's usually not the case. The main obstacles: competition for publication and intellectual property protection. Is there a model for encouraging large-scale scientific problem solving? Yes, and it comes from an unexpected and unrelated corner of the universe: open source software development.