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Publicly-funded research saves lives and has transformed the way we learn, live and communicate. There are big barriers to finding that research for everyday people - such as paywalls and complicated search features. Given today is Open Data Day we thought that it would be a great moment for us as taxpayers (the funders of large amounts of scientific research!) to advance a set of principles we’d like to see apply to publicly-funded research.

url: https://iheartopendata.org

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Freexian: Debian Long Term Support

The support periods of Debian releases

Traditionally, Debian manages security support of a given stable release until the next stable release plus one year. Roughly, this amounts to 3 years which is not enough for many organizations and does not allow to deploy version N+2 once N is no longer supported. The Debian LTS team wants to fix this by extending the security support of Debian releases to at least 5 years:

url: https://www.freexian.com/services/debian-lts.html

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