Obama enforces trade embargo against open source

Posted by azerthoth on Jan 27, 2010 3:35 AM EDT
ZDNet; By Dana Blankenhorn
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The Obama Administration has forced Sourceforge to deny service to its anti-terrorism sanction list. In practical terms this means people in Cuba, North Korea, the Sudan, Syria and Iran get “403 forbidden” messages when they try to access sourceforge.org addresses. (Here’s how the Armenian Private School in Toronto, Canada displays 403 errors.)

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