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The Persuit Report - The Open Source Imperative

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Tonight Ted Schulman and Ted Hall, from Occupy Earth will be discussing The Open Source Imperative.

A First Step to the Open Source Imperative Includes
• Support for the free and global open source internet/communication infrastructure — e.g.: The Free Network Foundation, FabFi, FreedomBox
• Support and protection of the cultural, health, science and creative commons — e.g.: UNESCO Language Preservation, Project Halo
• Support of global open source collaboration and innovation systems — e.g.: Bettermeans, FabLab, Open Hardware HUB
• Support adoption of open governance goals, standards and technology — e.g.: Iceland's Crowdsourced Constitution, The Open Government Platform
• Support adoption of open source alternative currencies — e.g.: Bitcoin, Cirandas (Brazilian Federation of Solidarity Economy)
• Support of open source sustainable community tools — e.g.: Open Source Ecology, Windowfarms, Appropedia
• Support of open source civil infrastructure — e.g.: smart energy grid systems, smart public transportation systems, municipal fiber optics
• Support of open data and open data exchange standards — e.g.: Happy Planet Index, Green GDP, Web 3.0
• Support of open source global standards for labeling and crop seeds — e.g.: Navdanya International
• Support of free and open source education systems, classes and courses — e.g.: Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education, Barefoot College, MITx, The Hawn Foundation