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Special Series: Cultural Battles Facing the Open-Source Community
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Special Series: Cultural Battles Facing the Open-Source Community

People generally agree that open source has problems — but what those problems are depends on who you ask. In this series, we explore the cultural battles facing the open-source community. You can read the first article, on ethics and licensure, here; the second, on governance, here; the third, on the rights of end users, here; and the fourth, on open-source incentives and the trajectory of #EthicalSource, here.

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With an editorial team that reports on tech from all of its major hubs — San Francisco and New York and Chicago, but also Boston, Austin, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Colorado — Built In is uniquely positioned to deliver engaging, timely and accurate information that keeps our audience up to date on the innovative companies, tech trends, and thought leaders worth knowing. These reports build on our reporting from across the country.

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We have identified seven themes that are emerging from this time of uncertainty and change, and shared how those themes are playing out from coast to coast.

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