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Free Software in Ethics and in Practice: The Last of the True Hackers at FRHACK

http://www.frhack.org

Richard Matthew Stallman, also known as The Last of the True Hackers, invited for a talk at FRHACK 01, an International IT Security Conference by hackers, for hackers - France, September 7-11, 2009 ...

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OSCON 2009: Governments and open source

http://lwn.net

Some government entities put up fierce resistance to free software because they do not want to run afoul of ethics laws that prohibit them from accepting gifts - if free software has value, then government officials are not allowed to receive the code without paying for it.

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DebConf9: Satisfying Conclusion

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

After almost two weeks in the Spanish province of Extremadura, the free project Debian appears satisfied with the outcome and promises the next release “Squeeze” will benefit from the meeting.

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Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit

http://www.kdenews.org

This year's Gran Canaria Desktop Summit represented the first time the GNOME and KDE communities have co-located their annual conferences in the same location. 852 free software advocates from 46 countries gathered together last month to discuss and enhance the free desktop experience at the first ever Gran Canaria Desktop Summit.

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Richard Stallman: Is digital inclusion a good thing? How can we make sure it is?

http://www.itu.int

RMS: « Activities directed at “including” more people in the use of digital technology are predicated on the assumption that such inclusion is invariably a good thing. It appears so, when judged solely by immediate practical convenience.

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How To Survive LinuxCon

http://www.linux-foundation.org

I’ve put together my top “can’t miss” sessions, events and features of LinuxCon. Follow this, and be sure sure to hydrate, and you should be able to survive:

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10th RMLL - Nantes, France, July 2009

http://2009.rmll.info

"«...It will then be the time to explain Free Software, present it and explain all its perspectives. And we invite you to discover this universe which doesn’t just focus on the IT domain. Indeed, the 10th RMLL will be the opportunity to introduce new important themes : "Free Hardware", and "Free Art & Culture". Many other discoveries are waiting for you, so come and see !

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Richard Stallman on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, June 2

http://johnmiedema.ca

"Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation, will be speaking on the main steps of Parliament Hill in Ottawa this Tuesday (June 2) at 4:30 pm..." — For more information see: The State's Freedom and the People's Freedom, as Users of Software. —

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Presentations of Erik Josefsson and Pontus Nyman for Idépriset ‘09

http://www.sandklef.com

"on wednesday the 29th (next week) at 14.00, I have invited Erik Josefsson (v) and Pontus Nyman to the IT University in Gothenburg for a mini-presentation of two interesting projects. Erik and Pontus were two of the winners of Idépriset ‘09 organised by Föreningen fri kultur och programvara, and they are invited to talk about the projects with which they won..."

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Addressing the State of the Linux Union

http://www.internetnews.com

Linux stakeholders gather to celebrate the community's successes -- and to sort out some fundamental disagreements.

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Linux Fest NorthWest is coming!

http://lunduke.com

Linux Fest NorthWest is happening April 25th and 26th (Saturday and Sunday) in Bellingham, WA. If you are a Linux nerd and you can find your way to Bellingham, I highly recommend it.

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Transcript of Ciaran O'Riordan's ESP presentation at Libre Planet 2009

http://groups.fsf.org

"It's nice to actually feel welcome, because, for many years I was like the boogey man at conferences. People would come and present their software and they'd show what new features they'd coded in the last year, and then I'd come along and say soffftwaaaare paaatents. I'd have to tell everyone to be scared."

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Open Source Business Conference Retrospective

http://opensource.org

Along with the Free and Open Source Developers European Meeting, the Open Source Business Conference was one of the two best conferences I've been to recently (I generally hate conferences). I got my geek on at: FOSDEM and actually enjoyed and learned from the technical sessions. Where OSBC is at the other end of the spectrum with business sessions, so I got my suit on.

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Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into Free Software Events

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into OSBC; Open Source India Tech Days ‘09 and Open Source Symposium Likewise

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Openbravo: Small Conference, Big Partner Event

http://www.thevarguy.com

At first glance, the forthcoming Openbravo World Conference is a small open source event with modest goals. But take a closer look, and you’ll see the open source IT channel’s continued emergence. In fact, even IBM and Oracle are joining Openbravo’s party. Here’s the scoop.

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