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Enough with this "FreeSoftware is communist" myth! Please!

http://stop.zona-m.net

No, really. As trollish and dumb as they may seem, you still get such reactions. And the problem is that they may damage Free Software more now than ten years ago, when almost nobody knew what Free Software is anyway, so here are a few recent facts.

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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Andreas Tolf Tolfsen

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Andreas Tolf Tolfsen is a web technologist, developer and aspiring musicologist - who works at Opera Software, and regularly fights for digital freedoms. I sat down for a Jabber session with Andreas, asking him about his work, his life and his music.

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Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model

http://www.serverwatch.com

The reason I mention all this stems from an offer made by Ubuntu head honcho Mark Shuttleworth to put some of his staff to work on the Debian distro, to help Debian developers get ready for a proposed code freeze in December.

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Bruce Perens: Is Open Source Capitalist or Communist?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

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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Soviet Microsoft: How Resistance to Free Markets and Open Ideas Will the Unravel the Software Superpower

http://www.roughlydrafted.com

Somewhat ironically, one of the most financially successful capitalist companies of the 90s has positioned itself as a modern counterpart to the old communist Soviet Union. Microsoft’s ideological contempt for and resistance to free markets and the open expression and propagation of fresh ideas and technologies is not only a close parallel of the old USSR, but also a clear reflection of why Microsoft is currently failing and why its troubles have only just begun. Here’s a comprehensive look at why this is the case.

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Italian Communists choose Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

http://blogs.cnet.com

The headline is a bit of a joke, but the news is serious: Novell just announced Europe's largest rollout of Linux desktops with the Italian Parliament. Approximately 3,500 PCs will be migrated to Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop, including those belonging to the 630 members of parliament. Not too shabby.

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