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This time it is real...

A few months ago I updated my profile on LinkedIN, and adjusted my position as CTO and founder of Athoa Ltd, a British company currently active for translation services and events that in the past hosted a couple of interesting open source projects. I simply forgot to disable the email notification to my connections, set by default, and in 2-3 hours I received tens of messages from friends and ex-colleagues who were curious to hear about my new adventure.

Today, I changed my profile on LinkedIN again and have left the email notification set on purpose.

As of today, I join the team at ScaleDB. My role is to define the product and the strategy for the company, working closely with CEO Tom Arthur, CTO …

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Copyrights and wrongs

One of the issues I have with the Free Software approach is that advocates have habit of throwing the baby out with the bathwater when discussing issues that they see as in any way negative to free software.

I was reminded of this while reading Bradley M. Kuhn’s criticism of Mark Shuttleworth’s reported views on copyright assignment.

Having read the original interview with Mark, and then Bradley’s response, it is pretty clear that the two have very different perspectives on copyright assignment: Mark is speaking from the perspective of a commercial business, Bradley form that of a non-profit foundation.

The two entities have very different reasons for enforcing copyright assignment …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.12.18

Shuttleworth steps down as Canonical CEO. Open source at SAP. And more.

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For the latest on Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL via Sun, see Everything you always wanted to know about MySQL but were afraid to ask

# Mark Shuttleworth explained why he is stepping down as CEO of Canonical.

# Groklaw published The EU and Microsoft Settle Browser Issue; Interoperability with FOSS Still a Problem. …

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451 CAOS Links 2009.01.13

Red Hat gets a new VP. rPath appoints former Red Hat COO as chairman. Ubuntu Launchpad to go open source. Open source Windows. SCO formally files for Chapter 11. And more.

Official announcements
Industry Veteran Greg Symon Joins Red Hat as Vice President and General Manager of North American Sales Red Hat

rPath Welcomes Ex-Red Hat COO Tim Buckley rPath

Liferay Portal Released in Enterprise Edition LifeRay

Adaptive Planning …

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