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http://www.newscientist.com

"One of the founding fathers of "free software" and an esteemed elder of the hacking community, Richard Stallman has made defending people's freedoms his life's work. That usually means supplying hackers with software and attacking copyright law. But as he tells Michael Reilly, his advocacy of personal freedoms extends to the protection of true democracy and of the human rights increasingly being trampled on in the US and elsewhere..."

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Balzac's picture

Balzac

6 years 15 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago

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"One of the founding fathers of free software"

If RMS is "One of the founding fathers of free software", who are the other founding fathers?

Any ideas?

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aboutblank

6 years 15 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago

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The original board of the

The original board of the FSF?

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Balzac

6 years 15 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago

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Well, if they are "founding fathers"...

...then RMS is the "Godfather" of free software.

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schestowitz

6 years 15 weeks 16 hours 5 min ago

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God-father?

I'm not sure how he would feel about the substring "god". :-)