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Introductions - Free Software Foundation

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Holmes Wilson is the new campaigns manager at the Free Software Foundation. He shares his background and his goals as a member of FSF.

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The Challenge of Change - Free Software Foundation

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Max Shinn is a high school student and is doing the FSF internship program. Max recounts his experience with free software and shares the story of how a school research assignment led him to discover the ideals of GNU and the free software movement. Max has been tasked with the project of reaching out and inviting the youth to get involved in free software.

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Starting my internship at the FSF

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Sarah McIntire recounts her experience with free software and states her intentions for her contributions as an intern in the FSF. Sarah's recount is one of many examples of 'people with limited computer skills' that are living happily with our GNU/Linux systems.

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Making the Future Happen In Linux

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Folks, you have the power-- you don't have to sit around all sad because Linux is missing an application or feature that you need. What you do is roll up your sleeves and help make it happen, because that is how Linux works.

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FSFE Fellowship interview: Colin Turner

http://fellowship.fsfe.org

Colin Turner is a dedicated Free Software activist and Fellowship member, working as a scientist and teacher at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. He has been advocating Free Software in schools and universities for many years and generously shared some of his experiences with us in this fourth instalment of our Fellowship interview series.

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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Enrico Zini

http://fellowship.fsfe.org

Enrico Zini is a long time Fellow of the FSFE and a prominent Debian developer. He has been involved in many different projects relating to Free Software and is deeply concerned about social issues. I had a nice chat with Enrico and asked him about some of his favourite causes.

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How to promote activism over Internet

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"As part of my campaign for social change, I have slowly been getting involved in different types of activism in the recent past, Free Software being one of them. Being a technologist, I have been trying to use Internet as the medium to promote the causes that I have been standing for.

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FSFE Fellowship interview: Hanno Böck

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This month features the third installment of our Fellowship interviews series. Hanno Böck is a Fellowship member who concerns himself with a wide range of issues, from privacy and media activism to GNU/Linux and the environment. I sat down for an interview session with Hanno, asking him about his work and how it all relates to Free Software.

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Sudden death of DRM at harvard:Zuneral this Saturday!

http://www.hcs.harvard.edu

We regret to report the sudden, unexpected death of Digital Rights Management. Details of the tragedy at present remain unclear, but he was rushed to the hospital following a direct collision with an oncoming future last week at 10 PM. He was seven years old.

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MailOgging

http://wiki.xiph.org

"This project is for the use of the average bloke (yes, you), who would like to further help and promote the use of your favorite free format. The MailOgging is a strategy to get the attention of hardware and software vendors who do not know the Ogg family, do not care about it, or do not know how many people care about it.

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Stallman: Your Freedom needs Free/Libre Software

http://www.zcommunications.org

Many of us know that governments can threaten the human rights of software users through censorship and surveillance of the Internet. Many do not realize that the software they run on their home or work computers can be an even worse threat. Thinking of software as "just a tool", they suppose that it obeys them, when in fact it often obeys others instead.

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Linux Use As A Political Act

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You may not consider yourself a political activist. Perhaps your initial interest in Linux had much to do with its zero-dollar price tag, reputation for stability, resistance to viruses, or huge software catalog. But, if you currently use it as your sole or primary operating system: why?

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Groklaw - Peer to Patent Project Begins June 15

http://www.groklaw.net

It's never been tried before, letting the public provide the USPTO examiners with a helping hand. The goal is to find ways to block stupid patents at the applications input level, so they don't get approved, issued, and subsequently hurt people and companies. I think of it as bug spray to kill off stupid patents before they can multiply.

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New BinaryFreedom.INFO T-shirts @ GoodStorm.com

https://www.goodstorm.com

Binary Freedom is been financing it self with donations from a couple of members, we have big plans in front of us. If you will like to wear a cool t-shirt and help us in our future campaigns please consider buying a t-shirt or suggesting a new design that you will be willing to show your support with.
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