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FSF Smears

http://boycottnovell.com

Mac blogger Ronald Carlson and IDG write about the FSF and the former (at the least) associates the messenger rather than the message with controversial neighbourhood

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Free Software Foundation Drums Up Community Team

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Richard Stallman's free software organization seeks to assemble a loose and open group of supporters on a voluntary basis to distribute information on the Web and promote free software.

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Why FOSS Matters to Me (But Maybe Not to You)

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

The Free Software Foundation is having a video contest on the subject "Why is free software important to you?" It's a timely topic, with Windows 7 just out and with the free software community's bickering so bitter as of late that common goals sometimes seem in danger of being forgotten.

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FSF Hostility/Disagreement from a Libertarian, TechDirt, and Microsoft General Counsel

http://boycottnovell.com

This post addresses common new criticisms of the FSF and/or its philosophy

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Amicus Avalanche Opposing Software Patents in the United States (Novell Still Missing)

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Red Hat, the FSF, and the SFLC submit amicus briefs for the Bilski case

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FSF and Cisco Settle - For Real, This Time

http://www.groklaw.net

The Free Software Foundation and Cisco have now settled the litigation over the GPL and Cisco's subsidiary, Linksys.

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Report: Cisco and FSF settle

http://www.h-online.com

According to the New Media & Technology Law Blog, the FSF legal action against Cisco, filed in December 2008 has been settled.

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Why open source needs the RIAA to lose

http://www.theinquirer.net

THE FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION (FSF) has been one of the surprise backers of people who the RIAA thinks should pay massive fines for sharing copyrighted music files online.

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A Cloudy Future

http://tuxdeluxe.org

I was in the middle of my talk, "The Elephant in the Room: Microsoft and Free Software" busily pontificating about Microsoft's nefarious plans for dominating the Web and software as a service when I got heckled.

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LibrePlanet 2009 Conference Begins in Cambridge

http://news.northxsouth.com

This is the first year that the Free Software Foundation’s Board Meeting and Associate Member meeting has been significantly opened and now anyone from the public can attend and participate. The conference is called LibrePlanet 2009 and is now getting underway on March 21 and March 22.

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500 Unix/Linux Posts And Still Limping Tall!

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Now that we're all rich and famous, this blog is going off the chain ;)

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Social Contracts, Social Justice, and the Creative Commons

http://coffs.free.net.au

For some time now, I've found the Creative Commons philosophy morally troubling in a way that the free software philosophy isn't, without being able to satisfactorily articulate precisely why.

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Schedule periodic tasks with cron

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Periodic schedulers come in many shapes and sizes but one constant is cron, the scheduling daemon that will run programs and scripts at arbitrary times or intervals. A number of different cron implementations exist: although vixie-cron may be the most popular, there are other similar programs such as dcron, fcron, anacron, and others.

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Microsoft pledges love and money to open source

http://www.theregister.co.uk

After years of hostility towards Free Software Foundation (FSF) licensing (here and here) Microsoft has announced the first in a series of PHP patches - and it's using an FSF license.

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The FSF needs a new approach to advertising

http://trombonechamp.wordpress.com

Ah! A fresh issue of the “Linux Format” magazine. I rip off the plastic wrap and open up to a random article. This article is about the newest piece of proprietary Grubby Games software. I immediately realize something isn’t right. My eyes slowly make their way to the bottom right side of the page. There is an advertisement for the Free Software Foundation staring right back at me.

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