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Selling Free Software

http://rackit.gartnerwebdev.com

"...Distributing free software is an opportunity to raise funds for development. Don’t waste it..."

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My Tongue-Lashing from Eben Moglen

http://radar.oreilly.com

"It created a bit of a stir at the O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing on Open Source a few weeks ago when Eben Moglen, who'd been invited to speak with me about free software licensing in the era of Web 2.0, chose instead to take me to task for talking about open source rather than free software for the past ten years, and for "wasting time promoting commercial products." A number of people asked t

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Free Software Help Center

http://oss.nhydra.com

Free Software Help Center at oss.nhydra.com is on-line site intended to support GNU/Linux and Open Source Software users for FREE. It is driven be volunteers that want to help other users of Free Software.

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Norway opens Free Software Center

http://technocrat.net

Norway opened a national center for competence in Free Software in Drammen, near Oslo, on Wednesday.

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Support Ogg Vorbis and your own freedom

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"The Free Software Foundation has started a new campaign to convince people to support Ogg Vorbis with PlayOgg.org. Other formats (such as MP3, AAC, and many others) are patent-encumbered or only available with proprietary software. You shouldn’t have to lose your freedom to control your computer just to play audio and video..."

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Giving proprietary vendors a run for their money

http://opensourceblog.itproportal.com

As businesses look to become less dependent on software vendors to solve their integration issues there is a groundswell of support for open source solutions. For companies already using open source, a survey of IT decision makers by Forrester earlier this year found that 51% were using it in mission-critical applications.

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Ada Core Technologies: Free Software Business Model Is Viable

http://blue-gnu.biz

It has been said there is no such thing as a 'true' Free Software business. Blue GNU interviewed the Ada Core Technologies team to learn about the company that has been a 'true' Free Software business for over 20 years.

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Global Server Load Balancing with Open Source tools

http://www.o3magazine.co.uk

Global Server Load Balancing is the automatic routing of users to the nearest / fastest server to them based on their source IP. Typically a GSLB solution requires expensive application switches at each site, and additional software licenses that run into the thousands of dollars.

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Free Software Sticker Book

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

"This book includes a set of stickers related to free software projects. Now, you may remove Microsoft sticker from your computer (computers are only not designed for the Microsoft Windows) and choose some sticker of this book to replace it. If you want to participate in Sticker Book Project, you can send your sticker/s to stickers@pikao.org."
http://raro.oreto.inf-cr.uclm.es/apps/stickers/

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Richard Stallman Talks On Copyright Vs. the People

http://slashdot.org

"Richard M. Stallman recently gave a talk entitled Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks to the University of Waterloo Computer Science Club. The talk looks at the origin of copyright, and how it has evolved over time from something that originally served the benefit of the people to a tool used against them..."

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Stallman's dream and GPLv3

http://currentbuzz.org

"...The thing to realize about the GPL using and creating Free Software community, is that the word "community" is the most important part. It's like a club, where membership only depends on you accepting the spirit of the license used by all the members, the GPL. Note that I say the spirit, and not just the letter of the license..."

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Merging "Open Source" and "Free Software"

http://www.libervis.com

Due to the increased diffusion of "Open Source" as a term this article suggests its gradual phase out in favor of the original "Free Software" term and renaming of the "Open Source Initiative" into "Free Software Business Initiative" (no matter how controversial the proposal may be).

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Assessing the Size of the Free Software Movement

http://blue-gnu.biz

It seems we mostly hear the term "Open Source" bandied about in the press. Save for the occasional references to the Free Software Foundation and FSF Europe, one might get the impression that the Free Software movement is floundering along, all but forgotten in the annals of history. In reality, though, the Free Software movement is very much alive and kicking.

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Twisting the Meaning of 'Free'

http://blue-gnu.biz

According to CESC Ltd chief information officer Subroto Das, “There is nothing called free software”. I beg to differ.

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Blue GNU Focuses on Free Software Movement

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http://blue-gnu.biz - a new Free Software news site launched August 1st 2007

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