Open Source

A Walled Wide Web for Nervous Autocrats

This is a Wall Street Journal Report by EVGENY MOROZOV At the end of 2010, the “open-source” software movement, whose activists tend to be fringe academics and ponytailed computer geeks, found an unusual ally: the Russian government. Vladimir Putin signed a 20-page executive order requiring all public institutions in Russia to replace proprietary software, developed Read more…