This Week in Open Source News: OSS is the Enterprise’s New Norm, Bulgaria’s Government Mandates Open Source, & More

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1) Splice Machine’s decision to go open source reminds us that OSS is the new normal. 

Has Open Source Become the Default Business Model for Enterprise Software?– ZDNet

The Bulgarian government kicks off a new open source software “experiment.”
2) Bulgaria’s government now requires all software written for their use to be open source. Sam Dean weighs the pros and cons.

As it Mandates Open Source, is Bulgaria Opening Questionable Doors?– OStatic

3) Here’s what you should learn from the breach of unpatched Ubuntu forum software.

The Hacking of Ubuntu Linux Forums: Lessons Learned– eWeek

4) “Anything made by a human is vulnerable” writes Howard Soloman about industry misgivings over The Dao project, a blockchain effort.

As a Blockchain-Based Project Teeters, Questions About the Technology’s Security– IT World Canada

5) Linux to be bumped to “a Web-based native version of Skype” due to a Skype rebuild.

Microsoft Kills P2P Skype, Native OS X, Linux Clients– The Register