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August 5, 2015
The open-source movement believes that software should be free and that code should be shared transparently with others in a development process that encourages collaboration. Open-source development reduces duplicative efforts and enables users to upcycle good code into new applications. This movement encourages developers to create better software, not through competition but collaboration.
This resource explains open source and creative commons, and how organizations can apply these to data and programs.