The Open Source Initiative’s Corporate Status is Suspended

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October 6, 2009, 8:48 am

The ability of the Open Source Initiative to steward the Open Source Definition and police the use of the term open source as it relates to software is in doubt following the confirmation that the corporate status of the non-profit company has been suspended in California. What does it all mean?

The OSI’s corporate status is suspended?
According to the website of California Secretary of State, Debra Bowen, yes.

When did this happen?
We‚Äôre not sure at this stage. We were alerted to the news via a comment left by Thomas Lord on the Simon Phipps‚Äô blog. Wikipedia indicates that the status has been suspended since at least September 2, 2009…

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