FairOSS is a new public benefit corporation whose goal is to amplify the production and maintenance of freely sharable intellectual property.

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It's Only Fair

Open Source Society

Open Source Sustainability

Open Source Software

FairOSS is a cooperatively and developer-owned movement company that provides an organizational focus for sustaining an Open Source society.

Developers & Creators

We will verify that developers produce open source, and then issue badges so they can show off their contributions!


We will certify that they are fair consumers and/or producers of open source.

A Cooperative Movement

We aim to fill a role similar to the fair trade certification or organic certification for the open source ecosystem.

Equity Badges

We are developing mechanims to ensure that the sucess of businesses using open source translates into the success of the open source projects they rely on.

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