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The following organizations conduct work related to FOSS:
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Organizations that support FOSS in other than technical ways including the following:
  
* [http://www.iosn.net/ International Open Source Network] -- Asia-Pacific open source organization.
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* [http://www.iosn.net/ International Open Source Network] -- "''The vision is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve rapid and sustained economic and social development by using affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital divide.''"
  
* [http://www.ncospr.com/ The National Center for Open Source Policy and Research] -- Non-profit organization that promotes the use of open source within government.
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* [http://fosslc.org FOSS Learning Centre] -- A non-profit organization providing conferences, webcasts, online videos, and workshops teaching skills with open source software.  
  
* [http://www.opensource.org/ Open Source Initiative] -- Non-profit corporation promoting the the OSI Certified Open Source Software certification mark and program.
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* [[Open Source Initiative]] -- The recognized certification authority for whether or not a given software license is FOSS.
  
 
* [http://www.oss-institute.org/ Open Source Software Institute] -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
 
* [http://www.oss-institute.org/ Open Source Software Institute] -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
  
 
* [http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/ OSS Watch] -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.
 
* [http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/ OSS Watch] -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.

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Organizations that support FOSS in other than technical ways including the following:

  • International Open Source Network -- "The vision is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve rapid and sustained economic and social development by using affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital divide."
  • FOSS Learning Centre -- A non-profit organization providing conferences, webcasts, online videos, and workshops teaching skills with open source software.
  • Open Source Initiative -- The recognized certification authority for whether or not a given software license is FOSS.
  • Open Source Software Institute -- Non-profit organization of corporate, government and academic representatives to promote open-source solutions within U.S. government agencies and academic entities.
  • OSS Watch -- UK public institution to provide unbiased advice and guidance on the use, development, and licensing of free and open source software.