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“In the post-industrial scenario, free software is the key to economic development”

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“Free software provides the opportunity of using a computer program which benefits the whole society: companies, universities, schools etc...”

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Why colleges should exclusively use Free Software?

http://annauniv-tamilnadu.blogspot.com

"Richard Stallman is the father of Free Software. I am republishing one of his essay here on why schools should exclusively use Free software..."

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Annual Free Software Foundation Fundraiser

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"...Who will control the technology that controls our lives? Free software can be understood as an answer to this question: An answer in the form of an unambiguous statement that technology must be under the control of its users. When free software triumphs, we will live in a world where users control their technological destiny. We simply cannot afford to fail..."

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Free Software at the 2009 World Social Forum in Belém, Brazil. Another World is Possible...

http://fm-sciences.org

"On January 26th and 27th, 2009, the Sciences and Democracy World Forum will be held in Belém (Brazil).

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GNU Action Pilots (GAP) 25-26 January, 2009

http://www.cometmedia.org

"If you have a passion for ICTs (Information & Communication Technologies), feel that society needs to change direction and would like to take part in bringing about that change, read on..."

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Anarchoblogs is back

http://mutualist.blogspot.com

"...Anarchoblogs is a collection of blogs from self-identified anarchists, anarcho-syndicalists, anarcha-feminists, anarchists without adjectives, libertarian-socialists, autonomists and other assorted anti-statists.We use free software to syndicate our weblogs, in order to raise awareness, bring together anarchist voices, promote cross-linking and discussion between anarchist bloggers, and to arc

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27-29 March: 4th Oekonux Conference: Free Software and Beyond The World of Peer Production

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"During the past decade the phenomenon of Free Software has become successful and well-known. It is still amazing how in the realm of software the creativity of so many volunteers leads to products which are useful for the whole mankind.

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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

http://paigrain.debatpublic.net

« “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

http://lists.gnu.org

"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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[gNewSense-users] live cd

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RMS: « ... The free software movement is a political cause, not a technical one. "Choose based on technical criteria first of all" is the opposite of what we say... »

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A New Year’s reading suggestion for Free Software advocates

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"It’s a new year, and Free Software is more ubiquitous and important than ever. At the same time, the work is far from over. Here’s something inspiring you can read to stimulate some deep thoughts about the nature of Free Software: an essay from 1958, “I, Pencil.” ..."

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Transcript of an interview with RMS for Radio New Zealand, conducted by Kim Hill on August 9, 2008

http://nb.inode.co.nz

"...They base it on practical values only and they take for granted that proprietary software subjugating users is legitimate; whereas I say, and we in the Free Software movement say, that users are entitled to freedom and that proprietary software is a social problem and we're aiming to correct that problem, put an end to that problem..."

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Happy Birthday, Gregorian Calendar!

http://www.cogspace.com

"Here’s my official symbol for the year 2009 [...] The font is professional but playful, inspired by the rise of free software that helps us at work and at play, to connect, to share our ideas, our feelings, and our own personal worlds. None of this could be possible without the massive contributions made to society by the free software movement..."

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A holiday plea

http://psung.blogspot.com

"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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