This week in OSS and Linux news, two opinion writers at The New York Times consider the safeguards of open source software in future elections, Prodip Sen of HP shares the growing role of OPNFV, and more! Read on to stay in the open source know this week.
1) The National Association of Voting Officials is leading a movement to encourage officials to stop purchasing insecure systems and use open source software to “guard our votes against manipulation.”
To Protect Voting, Use Open-Source Software– New York Times
2) As NFV becomes more central in transitioning to 5G, so too does OPNFV.
OPNFV’s Role in NFV Testing and the Road to 5G– Telecom TV
3) Microsoft continues trend towards being more open with new CNCF Platinum membership.
4) Windows 10 users will be able to run an array of Linux software this Fall.
5) The effort to save Adobe Flash continues.
GitHub Developer Starts Petition to Open Source Adobe Flash– Computer Business Review
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