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Opposing Digital Restrictions Management

http://www.fsf.org

"FSF's John Sullivan will speak about the problems with Digital Restrictions Management at the American Society for Information Science and Technology's annual meeting. He'll talk about the history and work of DefectiveByDesign.org, as well as the importance of free software and information sharing..."

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What do traditional farmers have in common with those taking part in the free software movement?

http://www.grain.org

This is an old story, but some hackers may be interested in signing this call ===> Against the indexing and privitising of living organisms

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Knowledge is not inward looking

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"New Delhi, Oct. 24. ``Knowledge is not inward looking... it liberates`` is one of the convictions proposed by the International Congress on ``Free Software and the democratisation of knowledge`` organised by the Salesian Polytechnical University of Ecuador..."

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Inside Networked Movements: Interview with Jeffrey Juris

http://www.revolutionbythebook.akpress.org

"...Both free software and wikis precisely reflect the kind of collaborative networking ethic that I explore in my book, and it should come as no surprise that so many radical or autonomous activists see their own struggles reflected in the struggle for free software or that so many contemporary activist collectives and projects use wikis- and the decentralized, collaborative editing process these

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The Cultural Significance of Free Software - October 30, 2008, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

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"...Christopher M. Kelty investigates the history and cultural significance of Free Software, revealing the people and practices that have transformed not only software, but also music, film, science, and education..." -- via http://twobits.net/

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Anal Data Rentention: No Thank You!

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"No Data Retention - We want to stop Data Retention of the type that is being imposed on us by the E.U. Directive 2006/24/EC because it is a preemptive surveillance of communication structures: ..."

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Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) Profile

http://www.engagemedia.org

"The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) will be taking place across Australia next month, showcasing engaging content from around the world that will encourage people to create positive change together..."

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FSFE for Freedom not Fear

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.

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Urgent Note - Freedom not Fear

http://www.stallman.org

RMS: « Urgent Note: Support Freedom not Fear Day, a worldwide protest againts surveillance in the name of "antiterrorism". »

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French participation in “Freedom not fear”

http://www.humanrights21.org

"Tomorow, October, 11, organisations from more than 20 countries in Europe, north and south america will coordonate actions to stand up for private life and free speech, extremely threatened at the moment by political securitists post 9/11, as well as economic interests very powerfull and disrespectful of basic freedom..."

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Free Culture Conference 2008

http://conference.freeculture.org

"...We’re holding a conference for, and about, free culture, technology, copyright, remixing, and free software..." --
* Students for Free Culture Conference in Berkeley
* Going to Free Culture Conference 2008!

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Free Culture and free society: Lecture by Lawerence Lessig

http://hk.creativecommons.org

“Free Culture and Free Society: Can the West Love Both? by Professor Lawrence Lessig ..."

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Freedom, software and society

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"I've been working these past days on a book review about the free software movement, and have thought it could be a good idea to post it here (not the whole text, just an excerpt) because it is really related to the main topic of this blog. The book is 'Free Software. Free Society', by software freedom activist and programmer Richard M. Stallman..."

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Free Software Foundation Latin America: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GNU project

http://www.fsfla.org

"Few people had access to computers back when Richard Matthew Stallman realized the then-nascent software industry was adopting a business model based on denying software users their four essential freedoms, and that he could do something about it.

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Happy Birthday To GNU! — The FSFE Celebrates the GNU Project's 25th Birthday!

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the initial announcement of the GNU Project, a pioneering initiative to develop an operating system that gives all users the freedom to modify it and publish modified versions, individually or working together.

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