Is the IRS scheming to destroy open source projects?

Posted by jimlynch on Jul 10, 2014 8:01 PM EDT
ITworld; By Jim Lynch
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In today's open source roundup: The IRS targets open source projects. Plus: Install Linux Mint on your Macbook Air, and what's new in Linux Deepin 2014.

As the article notes, the organization that was denied 501(c)(3) status can still operate, but they may face a hefty tax burden that could adversely affect their ability to survive financially since they are a nonprofit. Given all the other IRS scandals going on, one has to wonder where the heck the US Congress is in all of this? Aren't they supposed to provide oversight for the IRS?

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