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Open Source Intelligence (OSI)

"... For us, OSI is the application of collaborative principles developed by the Open Source Software movement to the gathering and analysis of information. These principles include: peer review, reputation- rather than sanctions-based authority, the free sharing of products, and flexible levels of involvement and responsibility...."


"... a sustainable OSI practice is difficult to achieve and that new specialized approaches must be developed in order to sustain the fine balance between openness and a healthy signal/noise ratio. In other words, self-organization needs some help. ..."

Informative article. -leif
entered before July 9, 2006

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