Why open source? 

Find here a series of infographics and resources to better understand free software and open source and its crucial importance for digital democracy. These contents are under Creative Commons BY SA licenses, feel free to remix and share them!

 Our infographics

Free and open source software vs. proprietary software

Free and open source software vs. proprietary software

The differences between these two types of software may seem blurred, especially because of the confusion between free software, freeware, open source, etc. For you, we have dissected their technical differences in pictures.

Free software vs. open source software

Free software vs. open source software

Do not hesitate to consult our reference article on the subject "Why choose free and open source software rather than proprietary software to equip digital democracy processes?

The allegory of the open source restaurant

The allegory of the open source restaurant

Do not hesitate to consult our reference article on the subject "Why choose free and open source software rather than proprietary software to equip digital democracy processes?"

The articles 

Why choose free and open source software rather than proprietary software to support digital democracy initiatives?

Why and how do we choose to build an economic model based on digital commons?

Webinar #1:
Why is free and open source becoming the norm for participatory approaches?

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