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Amy Howlett
29th March 2021

The Register features OpenUK’s comment on Richard Stallman’s return to FSF

“The chorus of disapproval over Richard M Stallman, founder and former president of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), rejoining the organisation has intensified as Linux...

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Amy Howlett
12th March 2021

TechRepublic asks whether the UK is becoming the open source capital of Europe

“Open source technology contributes an economic boost of up to £43 billion ($60.22bn) to the UK, according to a new report, which suggests the UK...

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Amy Howlett
12th March 2021

TechMonitor outlines alternative priorities for the UK – including building on the UK’s status as a leader in Open Source

Amanda Brock, CEO, OpenUK: “The UK has some of the world’s leading open source companies that started their projects here and are now expanding internationally. The country also...

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Amy Howlett
11th March 2021

TechRadar says “Open source software is more important to the UK than ever”

“The immense value of open source development in the UK has been estimated at around £43.15 billion, according to new research from advocacy group OpenUK...

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Amy Howlett
11th March 2021

The Developer features OpenUK State of Open Report

“Research from OpenUK finds the UK continues to lead in European open-source contributions—delivering up to a £43 billion boost to the economy. OpenUK is a...

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Amy Howlett
11th March 2021

The Stack features OpenUK Consortium COP26 proposal for carbon negative data centres

“The OpenUK-led consortium aims to enable a circular economy, based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use,...

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Amy Howlett
10th March 2021

Computing first to feature State of Open: The UK in 2021 report

Amanda Brock, CEO of OpenUK said: “The world of open technology represents a massive opportunity to collaborate with others, develop new approaches to solving problems...

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Amy Howlett
11th February 2021

Computing quote Amanda Brock, CEO on Elastic’s move to proprietary licensing for cloud providers

“Permissive licensing is a kind of open source licensing. That’s not what we are seeing here,” said Amanda Brock, CEO of OpenUK, a not-for-profit which...

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Amy Howlett
11th February 2021

Deskflix quote Amanda Brock, CEO, Should you be worried about cloud lock-in?

Amanda Brock, CEO of OpenUK – an organisation dedicated to supporting open-source technologies in the UK – said, “Standards and interoperability are coming. Changing providers looks expensive to...

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Amy Howlett
29th January 2021

The Register features OpenUK in discussing A dedicated licence for open-source hardware: CERN OHL approved by OSI

The OSI (Open Source Intitiative) has approved version 2 of CERN’s Open Hardware License (OHL), meaning it conforms to its Open Source Definition and respects...

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