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Wikipedia launches ‘academy’

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Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.com launched the ‘Wikipedia Academy’ here today in a bid to increase its popularity and to reach out to large number of rural masses in the country. 'This is the first in Asia after the launch of the first Academy last month in Germany' Wikipedia.com Founder Jimmy Wales told reporters in Chennai.

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Wiki-community strives to extend eastward

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com

"CHENNAI: There are many reasons for Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, to take interest in India. One of them is the need for balance in socio-geographic perspective in Wiki articles.

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The Kerala experience

http://www.oekonux.org

"Hi list! I'm just on the way back home from this great conference which took place in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala / India. I must say I'm really deeply impressed. I would wish that Free Software *including* things like Oekonux says would have that backing in Germany / Europe / industrialized countries!

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Free Art License 1.3

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"Most of my works (music, writing, photographs, illustrations, graphic design) are covered by the Free Art License 1.3. which allows others to freely share and build upon them. The following is a brief explanation of the rules for using and sharing my works covered under this license..."

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Free Software related books for friends

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I started thinking about good Free Software related presents lately. Until now the best things which came into my mind are books. So I thought it might be good to have a list of Free Software related books which are nice to read also for people who haven't heard or read about Free Software before.

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An open response to Chris Frey regarding GFDL 1.3 - by RMS

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"Dear Mr. Frey, Your letter about our recent change to the GFDL, which lets operators of some GFDL-covered wiki sites relicense their contents under Creative Commons BY-SA license, raises the important questions of whether this change and the way we made it were proper, and what they imply in regard to trusting the FSF's stewardship of our licenses in the future..."

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Sustaining Free Culture in Social Justice and Environmental Online Communities

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"The following is a post from a guest, Ian Elwood, who has been involved in social justice movements for some time and has tried to bring the Free Software and Free Culture movements to them. We post it here because it expresses a voice in the discussion of free network services. Indymedia London recently considered questions very much like these. Ian Elwood’s thoughts follow..."

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Announcing my free book on Vim

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"... I’m happy to announce the first public release of my Creative-Commons licensed book on the Vim 7 editor. This book is meant for both beginners and advanced users..." -- Make a Donation

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Save The Internet!

http://extensionofmymind.blogspot.com

"In a previous blog entry I discussed Net Neutrality the importance to protect our individuality and cultures within the World Wide Web.Perhaps, I didn’t explain it enough, perhaps at the time of writing my blog I didn’t understand it enough, but now I have come to the realization of the significance of this issue, and how a world of ‘Free Culture’ is vital to us, as individuals and as a w

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Digital Tipping Point, a documentary on the free software and free culture movements

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"Digital Tipping Point, a documentary on the free software and free culture movements, recently posted over 80 digitized hours (350 hours have been shot in total) of CC BY-SA licensed footage of 'leading politicians, CEOs, and software developers from all over the world.' ..."

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Free Culture and Copyleft: A social movements perspective

http://www.anikarenina.com

"Radical militant librarians are out to destroy the music industry. Or at least, that’s what you might come to believe if you listen to the RIAA’s arguments. The recording industry and other corporate lobbies have convinced policymakers for decades that intellectual property protections are necessary to motivate the production of creative works.

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Network Civilization: Peer-to-Peer and the Rise of Green Capitalism

http://freeknowledge.eu

"Just as the three quarters of oil engineers now agree that Peak Oil is in sight within the next decade (after that, oil production can only decline), can we also posit that we may have reached a moment of Peak Hierarchy, a moment in history in which it is no longer large centralized organizations that are most efficient or productive, but rather those that are organized as distributed networks an

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, November 2008

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## In this issue
* Support freedom: How YOU can make a difference for free software
* New USB membership cards and FSF Bulletin
* New t-shirts in our store
* OpenDocument campaign page gets a revamp
* Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents
* Show your support with the FSF campaigns widget
* DefectiveByDesign.org: MP3-compatible, a new DRM-free music promotion

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don't think about it; do it! donate to Wikipedia

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Jimmy Wales: « Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. »

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PlayOgg: Theora 1.0 is released!

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"The Xiph.Org Foundation has announced the release of Theora 1.0 [...] Congratulations to Xiph.Org on the release! It's great to see it getting easier and easier for people to Play Ogg."

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