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Why Football Should Be Free

UEFA President Michel Platini spoke to the Friends of Football group of MEPs, setting out his vision for football, for UEFA and for the relationship between UEFA and the EU. “Football is a game before a product, a sport before a market, a show before a business”. As sports are a major cultural activity, we have to judge its effect on society.

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GNU'S NOT UNIX - Richard Stallman with BYTE editors, July 1986

			   GNU'S NOT UNIX

		 Conducted by David Betz and Jon Edwards

	      Richard Stallman discusses his public-domain
		    UNIX-compatible software system
			   with BYTE editors
			      (July 1986)

Copyright (C) 1986 Richard Stallman. Permission is granted to make and distribute copies of this article as long as the copyright and this notice appear on all copies.

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Submitted by can.axis on Fri, 05/22/2009 - 23:18
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Lessons of emancipation: the example of free software movement - by Hervé Le Crosnier

Translation of the article entitled "Lessons of emancipation: the example of free software movement", published by Hervé Le Crosnier on the site Attac France, on the 27th of April 2009. (distributed under a Creative Commons BY-NC License).

Source : http://www.france.attac.org/spip.php?article9864

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Submitted by can.axis on Thu, 05/07/2009 - 04:57
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The "Idea for Change: Support the Free Software Movement" is in 9th place with 2 weeks left!

There are only 2 weeks left in the first round of the "Ideas for Change in America" competition, and the "Idea for Change: Support the Free Software Movement" is in 9th place in the Technology Policy category.

The top 3 rated ideas for each category will make it to the second round, which will be held in early January... We need 135 votes to move up to third place in Technology Policy.

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Submitted by can.axis on Fri, 12/19/2008 - 13:56
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The GNU Manifesto (inside Emacs)

"...The GNU Manifesto is a famous document that was distributed on the Internet in the early years of the GNU Project; it's one of the first nodes in the GNU Emacs manual, which you can read by opening the Emacs manual in an *info* buffer, as described in Select a node section:

1. Type C-h i to open an *info* buffer.

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Submitted by can.axis on Wed, 07/23/2008 - 18:15
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Learn about the GNU Project (inside emacs)

"...The describe-project function, bound to C-h C-p, is a 7,500-word essay by Richard Stallman, Emacs' principal author, describing the purpose of the GNU Project (which he founded)... --
* http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/edu/au-dw-au-emacs7-i.html?S_TACT=105A...

The GNU Project

by Richard Stallman

originally published in the book "Open Sources"

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