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Open Hardware Journal

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The open hardware organization has published the first issue with the purpose of sharing the design of physical or electronic objects with the public. The right to use, modify, redistribute, and manufacture, commercially or as a non-profit, is granted to everyone without any royalty or fee. Perhaps this could be the beginning of the end of the firmware issues plaguing the free software community at the moment.

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Bruce Perens on Open Source Versus Free Software

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Bruce Perens defends Free Software and Richard Stallman

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Also see part 2 and part 3.

Bruce Perens at the launch event of GPLv3

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Bruce Perens on the Recent Attacks on Richard Stallman and GNU

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Bruce Perens weighs in on what seems like a mountain that grew out of a molehill

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Bruce Perens' Statement on Busybox Lawsuits

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I am the creator of the Busybox program which is currently subject to lawsuits brought by Mr. Erik Andersen and the Software Freedom Law Center, and which was subject to previous suits brought by SFLC, Mr. Andersen and Mr. Robert Landley.

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Obama and Free Software

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"One of the more interesting aspects of the modern knowledge society is the free software movement. The most famous and influential leader of this movement is Richard M. Stallman (RMS). Richard recognized the value of a new model for software development and the various risks to that model.

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The GPL & The Free Software Movement: why Eric Raymond is wrong

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"Eleven years ago, Bruce Perens, who was then leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, drafted the Debian free software guidelines as part of the project's social contract..." -- See alse The Myth of the Free Market (via RMS).

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Bruce Perens: Is Open Source Capitalist or Communist?

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Is Open Source capitalist or communist? Yes. About once a week a certain blogger stridently claims Open Source is a Capitalist Movement! or Today, Open Source is Commercial! and Open Source is About Capitalism, Not Freebies! In fact, the truth is more complicated.

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The state of open source: Bruce Perens, Open Source Definition

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Bruce Perens, a longtime leader in the open source movement, is rarely remiss in speaking his mind on open source matters. Here's how Perens breaks down the key opportunities and challenges for open source in the years to come.

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Boycott Novell Support Bruce Perens' Fight Against "Invasion of the Borgs"

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Several months ago we wrote very extensively about Microsoft’s motives in joining the OSI. By following the links, you can locate old posts that obviate the need to repeat old arguments. Bruce Perens, as you are probably aware, is one of the louder and best-known protesters against the Microsoft/Novell deal. He continues to focus on this issue, which he has not forgotten.

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Perens urges firms to go open source

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Many companies could successfully partake in open source projects without adversely affecting their business, according to open source activist Bruce Perens.

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Bruce Perens: Innovation Goes Public

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Bruce has criticized Novell in the past (and will today). The conference is being held at Novell, but the security folks haven’t thrown him out yet.

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