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How Kolab is using Open Standards for Interoperability

Today is Document Freedom Day which started out for documents in the OOXML days, but now is much more generally about Open Standards. This is a great opportunity to show you how Kolab uses Open Standards all the way down to the storage layer.

Since Kolab is a lot about email, it uses SMTP (RFC . . . → Read More: How Kolab is using Open Standards for Interoperability

German Pirate Party Adds Free Software to Agenda

Last weekend, the German Pirate Party had their federal party convent and managed to add two amendments out of hundreds of proposals to their agenda. My text about a free democratically controlled technological infrastructure which includes Free Software, Open Standards, no Software Patents, nor DRM was one of the two accepted. More information can be . . . → Read More: German Pirate Party Adds Free Software to Agenda

Google and Open Video Standards

As some of you might have heard, Google released an experimental player for Youtube that works without Adobe Flash, last Wednesday. While they are “very excited about HTML5 as an open standard” (from the announcement), they surprisingly chose not to offer the content as such and instead serve videos in a patent-encumbered format. As Google . . . → Read More: Google and Open Video Standards