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Software Heritage, the “Library of Alexandria of software,” launches today

reader comments 3 Share this story The Software Heritage project aims to “collect, organise, preserve and make easily accessible the source code of all software that is publicly available.” Calling itself the “Software Wikipedia,” the “Internet Archive for source code,” and even the “Library of Alexandria of software,” it believes “a single and universal archive […]

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Software lockdown fears aired over new EU Radio Equipment Directive

reader comments 14 Share this story The European Union’s imminent Radio Equipment Directive threatens “software freedom, users’ rights, fair competition, innovation, environment, and volunteering—without comparable benefits for security,” according to the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE), and 22 other digital rights organisations and companies. In a joint statement, the group has called for a range […]