Free Bassel Khartabil

Apparently, working for a free and open Internet also caught the attention of the Syrian government, which sadly wasn’t as enamored with Bassel’s work as was Foreign Policy magazine. On March 15, 2012, Bassel was detained in a wave of arrests in the Mazzeh district of Damascus, Syria.
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Now Available as a Free Download: Research on Open Innovation

In Brussels, they really get “open.” In Washington, D.C., well, not so much. It would be easy, and even no surprise, to spend a year in Washington, D.C. and never hear the word “open” used during a high level policy discussion. It’s quite the opposite in Europe, where all things open (standards, source code, data and research) have been the subject of lively discussion and incorporation into core policy goals and directives. Nor has that happened by coincidence.
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Enter for a chance to win free passes to All Things Open 2014

You've probably noticed that we're featuring interviews with speakers of the upcoming All Things Open conference happening later this month in Raleigh, NC. It's an awesome event that we're very excited about celebrating the best people and ideas in open source. We have two more weeks of interviews left to help get you amped for the conference!To make sure that our readers have a chance to join us at All Things Open, we're running a Twitter drawing to give away eight two-day passes to the conference. If you win, you'll get to hang out with the Opensource.com team and join in some amazing open source discussions during the weekend of October 22-23.Here's how to enter:read more
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