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Why Put an End to Proprietary Platforms

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"...The AHA project is a networking art platform created to promote hacktivism and art on the Internet related to the Italian net culture and underground movement [...] The basic idea of hacker ethics (for the Italian community) has a strong political and activist meaning and it is strictly related to the idea of sharing knowledge, developing free software and fighting for social and political rig

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Latha Jishnu: Kerala's inspiring new revolution

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"Across classrooms, government departments and public undertakings in Kerala, a quiet but radical shift is taking place. Students, teachers and bureaucrats have thrown proprietary software out of the windows and switched to free software.

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Internet & Creation

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« “Internet & Creation : how to recognize non-market exchanges over the internet while funding creation” has been published in French on 28 October 2008 by InLibroVeritas. See the French page for details. An English-speaking version adapted for global readership is in the works. An English summary can be found below... »

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GNU FreeFont: first release 2009

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"Gnu FreeFont is a free family of scalable outline fonts, suitable for general use on computers and for desktop publishing. It is Unicode-encoded for compatability with all modern operating systems..." -- via http://www.gnu.org/software/freefont/ --

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Thank you from Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales

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"...Your donation makes you a key supporter of the free culture movement [...] You have proven that Wikipedia matters to you, and that you support our mission: to bring free knowledge to the planet..." via Wikipedia raises $6.2 M, exceeds 2008 fundraising goal

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Wikinews interviews the Wikimania 2010 Poland bid promoter - From Wikinews, the free news source

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"Wikimania is an annual conference for users, developers and other people involved in the wiki projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is held yearly since 2005. The first conference was held in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 4-8, 2005.

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A holiday plea

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"Shortly before the holidays I made donations to three organizations: the Free Software Foundation, Wikipedia, and Creative Commons. If you'll kindly indulge me for a minute, I'll explain why I think the work of these organizations is so important to an open internet and a free and properous society. Consider giving whatever you can spare (whenever you can spare it) to one of these groups..."

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Stallman in Kolkata to talk on Copyright vs. Community: Freedom in Computer Technology 2008

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"December 26th 2008: Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. This speech will be part of the Freedom in Computer Technology 2008 conference..."

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The Year in Allies

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"...All Wikimedians should be conscious they are part of a broader movement, the Free Culture movement, itself a kissing cousin to the Free Software movement..."

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Merry Christmas to emacs users

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"Or, how I spent my Christmas vacation. Here are texinfo and info versions of Project Gutenberg's Complete Works of Shakespeare, suitable for use in emacs or with the texinfo program..." -- via texinfo edition of the complete works of Shakespeare

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An appeal from Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales

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"Dear Reader, Today I am going to ask you to support Wikipedia with a donation. This might sound unusual: Why does one of the world's five most popular web properties ask for financial support from its users? [...] We share a common cause: Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's our commitment..."

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Interview With Wiki Founder Jimmy Wales

http://www.techtree.com

"...Wales is looking at how Wikipedia can develop a community in India and how it can hold events to build the community..."

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The Free Software Movement: an answer to a world built in code and/or a philosophy in itself ?

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"...«Piracy,» Stallman said during his public speech in Bangalore on Saturday, «is totally wrong, because it is wrong to attack ships on sail.» If the person posing the question happens to get smarter and asks specifically about software and music piracy, Stallman gave an even better answer: «Pirates never attack ships with software and music, they do it with guns.» ..." --

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Free Art license - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"The Free Art license is the English language version of the Licence Art Libre, a French copyleft license for works of art. Created in July 2000, it is the first free license, in the spirit of the GNU General Public License, dedicated to works of art..."

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Rank Your Free Music on Nodes.fm

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"...Nodes.fm encourages musicians to upload their music so that it can be voted upon. Besides operating at no cost to musicians, and using our copyleft Attribution-ShareAlike license, Nodes.fm is free software as its codebase is released under the Free Software Foundation’s AGPL license."

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