Archive for June, 2007

When is Open Source not Open Source?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

At FOO Camp this weekend, I attended an impromptu gathering convened by Danese Cooper and Michael Tiemann, both of whom are board members of the Open Source Initiative. The topic was the recent attempts by some companies to pass off licenses that do not meet all the requirements of the Open Source Definition as so-called “open […]

Embarrassment-based health care.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Blue Cross Blue Shield Horizon of New Jersey has contributed an interesting new proposal to the national health care debate: Embarrassment-Based Care™. A few weeks ago, my friend Biella posted an account on her blog of how BCBS Horizon of New Jersey (hereinafter “BCBS”) was denying a claim of hers on the basis that it […]