Open Metaverse Foundation

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URL = http://www.openmetaverse.org/


Description

"The Open Metaverse Foundation is a non-profit organization founded with the mandate of developing open technologies and open-source software related to the metaverse and virtual worlds. The OMF provides support and guidance to selected projects that espouse the principles of the foundation."


Principles

"Principles of the Open Metaverse Foundation

  • The software and technologies of the metaverse should be open and freely available for everyone to use and modify without encumbrance by patents.
  • The software and technologies of the metaverse should avoid imposing restriction on user autonomy.
  • The software and technologies of the metaverse should protect user privacy.
  • The software and technologies of the metaverse should require only information necessary for its operation.
  • The software and technologies of the metaverse should not discriminate against any person, group of persons, or fields of endeavor."

(http://www.openmetaverse.org/about)