Category: Open Source

Open Source, Technology

Richard Stallman leaves MIT and Free Software Foundation: let’s summarize

A thorny issue, I admit. Richard Stallman has resigned from his position at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) over controversy regarding his views on Jeffrey Epstein and his victims.Stallman has also stepped down from his roles as president and board director at the Free Software Foundation, the nonprofit he founded in 1985.

Cybersecurity, Open Source

Netflix releases “Stethoscope”, an open source security tool

A web application that gives users specific recommendations for securing their computers, smartphones and tablets Stethoscope was developed by Netflix as part of its “User Focused Security” approach, which is based on the theory that it is better to provide employees actionable information rather than relying on heavy-handed policy enforcement: It’s important to us that people […]