free software movement

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Anthony Doesburg: Activist urges end to software stranglehold

http://www.nzherald.co.nz

"If you think computers and the internet have done a power of good for individual freedom, you've clearly not been exposed to the thinking of Richard Stallman.

Stallman, an American, is part-way through a speaking tour on which he is outlining the philosophy of the Free Software Foundation, of which he is founder and president.

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Free Geek Chicago needs your help!

http://vault.icstars.org

"When FreeGeek/Chicago first opened in October, 2005, we hoped it would fill an important role in the Chicago nonprofit technology world [...] Today, FreeGeek finds itself in a challenging position [...] If you would like to recycle an old computer, please drop by 3411 W. Diversey any Sunday between 11am and 5pm, or contact us at ..."

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Videocast: Richard Stallman in New Zealand

http://computerworld.co.nz

"Richard Stallman's tour of New Zealand has covered issues of copyright and the free software movement. He is fervently against restrictions on sharing, saying such restrictions are an attack on society.

In this must-hear speech on copyright, Stallman introduces the foundation principles of the Free Software movement and then discusses the origins, uses and abuses of the laws of copyright..."

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You keep using that phrase "operating system"...

http://www.fsdaily.com

"I do not think it means what you think it means..." -- From Balzac's blog

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Web frameworks: a free software oriented study

http://www.mininglabs.com

"The web2.0 era has put the web application frameworks at the center of the free software community attention. Various opinions (1,2) and performance (1,2) comparisons have been published by free software enthusiasts trying to rank the quality and the potential of different web frameworks.

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Richard Stallman in Berlin

http://store.newthinking.de

"Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history of the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide. This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend..."

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Firefox is 100% Organic Software

http://www.giantspatula.com

Er, tell people it’s free as in freedom, and embrace the Free Software Movement ! (see the quote of Eben Moglen about Firefox and Free Software... http://www.geof.net/blog/2006/12/10/eben-moglen )

-- via the standblog http://standblog.org/blog/post/2008/01/03/Actu-Mozilla

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The commons, the state and transformative politics

http://www.tni.org

"...Arturo di Corinto, a sharp and ebullient Italian media activist, writer and film-maker, set out a bold vision of free software as a common resource: ‘Thanks to its characteristics, the free software is a distributed property that is capable of evolving into a common good’, he declared. [...] Can ideas, both inspirational metaphors and actual experiences, from the free software movement provide any guide for turning public services into commons?

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