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Reject UltraViolet DRM

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

Throughout the relatively short history of Digital Restrictions Management, we have seen various methods of user restriction come and go. Now, there is a new threat on the horizon: UltraViolet. A soon to be implemented DRM scheme, UltraViolet -- or should that be Ultraviolent -- is a joint effort between companies such as Sony, Adobe, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and Intel.

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"Gno" and "Gyes" campaigns - about positive Free Software campaigning

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Joe Brockmeier argues in his article that positive campaigning is much more successful in reaching more people, than negative campaigning. He especially criticise the FSF for its "Defective by Design" and "Windows 7 sins" campaigns. I fully agree with Joe's point that it is important to do positive campaigning. This is especially true in Europe.

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Created by stargrave 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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FSF wants a video of you

http://www.fsf.org

The FSF is launching a new advocacy campaign, and we'd love to have you involved. One of the most important tasks for us at FSF is to help foster the understanding that free software is crucial to a free society, and that citizens should switch to free software at home and in their own work, for freedom's sake.

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Commoner Letter #1: Mohamed Nanabhay of Al Jazeera

http://creativecommons.org

"I’m happy to announce the launch of this year’s Commoner Letter series – a series of letters written by prominent members of the CC community in support of our annual fundraising campaign. We want to be very clear that this campaign is about much more than raising money for CC.

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Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched the next stage of its "Windows 7 Sins" campaign at http://windows7sins.org, making the case against Microsoft and proprietary software by writing to 500 leaders of the most influential nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide, asking them to make the switch to freedom-respecting free software, and to help foster awareness of the ethical impor

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FSF Campaign Upsets Exactly Those Whom It Ought to Have Upset

http://boycottnovell.com

“Windows 7 Sins” campaign is well received by most who have already embraced the message, disliked by staunch

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Created by komrad 5 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 15 weeks ago
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“Windows 7 Sins” Campaign a Great Success So Far

http://boycottnovell.com

Public is taught about Microsoft’s offenses while reactionary dissent comes only from the usual suspects and Microsoft remains speechless

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Created by komrad 5 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 15 weeks ago
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Negative campaign, positive campaign: Windows 7 Sins vs get GNU/Linux

http://asqueados.campanilla.net

[Windows7Sins] has received too a lot of negative criticism, thought, centered in an idea somewhat similar to the one I exposed in the beginning: “We must center on the good things free software can offer, instead of the enemy’s bad points”.

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Windows 7 Sins Letter Donation

https://my.fsf.org

"We've mailed a letter to 499 of the Fortune 500 companies (we didn't think Microsoft would listen), but that's just the start..."

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Launching the Windows7sins Campaign - Join us Wednesday in Boston

http://lists.gnu.org

"Hi everyone, This Wednesday, August 26 at 11am, the Free Software Foundation will be launching its Windows7sins.org public awareness campaign, drawing attention to the threats posed by the adoption of Microsoft's proprietary operating system.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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drmfree tag endorsed by DefectiveByDesign.org—a project of the Free Software Foundation

http://www.teleread.org

"Stephen Windwalker and I urged fellow authors to tag qualifying works as drmfree at Amazon—and readers to do the same. Use the tag at other stores, too. Now the drmfree campaign has won the endorsement of DefectiveByDesign.org, a project of the Free Software Foundation..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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EFF Kicks Off Campaign to Free Your Phone

http://www.eff.org

"San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking for the public's help in its new campaign to free cell phones from the software locks that stifle competition and cripple consumers. The campaign's website is FreeYourPhone.org..."

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“Say No To Software Patents” Campaign in Bangalore

http://pramode.net

"The Free Software User’s Group, Bangalore is co-ordinating a campaign to 'Say No To Software Patents' in India ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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Open Letter To Mammooty

http://fci.wikia.com

Microsoft will be signing up Malayalam movie star Mammootty as one of the brand ambassadors for the Computer Literacy programme that is to be organized soon in Kerala, a Southern Indian State well known for its pro-free software policies. This is an open letter by Free Software Activists, Supporters and Users of Kerala to Mammootty.

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