Wikipedia has new global code of conduct to combat site abuse
The foundation behind Wikipedia has introduced its first global code of conduct, which seeks to address the critics who say that it has failed to combat harassment and is not as diverse as one might like. Maria Sefidari, the board of trustees' chair for the Wikimedia Foundation, said that the found... Read more
Personal Data Authority wants to approve GDPR Code of Conduct Data Pro
The Authority for Personal Data (AP) intends to approve the so-called Data Pro Code. The Data Pro Code is a code of conduct drawn up by the Netherlands ICT, which organisations can join.
The Netherlands ICT is the sector representative of the ICT sector. The code of conduct is designed for companies... Read more
Microsoft comes up with code of conduct for facial recognition technology
This summer, Microsoft boss Brad Smith called on governments to take a closer look at how facial recognition technology is being implemented. This week there's another call from Smith. This time he calls on companies to adopt a code of conduct with which they will then regulate themselves.
That's wh... Read more
Intel joins open source code of conduct Contributor Covenant
All Intel open source projects will now comply with the Contributor Covenant. This is a code of conduct from 2014, which encourages participants to use a common language and to promote the participation of people around the world. That's what ZDNet reports.
Coraline Ada Ehmke wrote the Contributor C... Read more
Linus Torvalds again head of Linux organization
Linus Torvalds decided a few weeks ago to reconsider his role in the Linux community. Today, however, he appears to be back in full control of the organisation. The hope of developers will be that there is a friendlier Torvalds.
During the Open Source Summit Europe in Scotland, Torvalds appeared for... Read more
Linux gets a code of conduct for the first time
After Linus Torvalds decided to take a temporary step back, Linux decided to introduce a code of conduct for its programmers. In doing so, the company is taking steps to prevent discussions from getting out of hand or getting too hot. However, there are also critics who disagree with this decision.
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