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Submission + - Ask Slashdot: Is there a place for a new software (markuspetersen.dk) 3

An anonymous reader writes: While trying to solve the returning problem of making money on open source software, is there a place in the world for a new software license that permits use and modification, but prohibits redistribution? The Single Source License isn't revolutionary or even an open source license, but maybe a step in the right direction.

Submission + - Revealed – the capitalist network that runs (newscientist.com)

webhat writes: "New Scientist is running an article that scientists have discovered the capitalist network that runs the world . The idea that a few bankers control a large chunk of the global economy might not seem like news to New York's Occupy Wall Street movement and protesters elsewhere (see photo). But the study, by a trio of complex systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, is the first to go beyond ideology to empirically identify such a network of power. It combines the mathematics long used to model natural systems with comprehensive corporate data to map ownership among the world's transnational corporations — a core of 1318 companies with interlocking ownerships."
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Submission + - Google Surrenders in the "Nymwars" (eff.org)

derGoldstein writes: According to the EFF blog: "Proponents of pseudonymity scored a major victory today, when Google executive Vic Gundotra revealed at the Web 2.0 Summit that social networking service Google+ will begin supporting pseudonyms and other types of identity."

"There are things that are so serious that you can only joke about them" - Heisenberg