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Why does Humanity needs Free Software ?

http://kin.calvin.free.fr

Open source and closed source software are different in the shape, because in the first case, users have access to the code, which means control, and this is not the case for proprietary software.

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Free Software as a Social Innovation

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"...Free Software Foundation Europe and M6-IT would like to invite you to a one day event at The Hub in London on the 2nd of November. The event will help people learn more about Free Software and provide opportunities for hands-on experience with the technology. It's organised as part of the work in the STACS project....

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Call for a World Social Forum sciences and democracy

http://fsm-science.org

"Towards a political dialogue between scientists and social movements across the planet..."

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An Introduction to Free Software

http://www.interfce.com

"...Free software is software that respects its user’s freedom. With free software the user is free to use the program as they wish. They are free to study how the program works, and to distribute copies of the software. They are free to improve the software and to re-distribute copies of the improved version, to support their community..."

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SourceForge heads from one-stop shop to Mega-market

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SourceForge to launch new open source services marketplace.

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GIMP tricks: Liquid rescaling by example

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Have you ever taken a picture which would be just great only if you could remove that strange unwanted object that showed up in the middle of nowhere and now kills the whole effect? Or perhaps you just want to get rid of your ex-girlfriend and keep the photo with a fantastic landscape alone? Whatever your secret plans are, GIMP Liquid rescale plugin is there for you. Just use it!

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Stallman trumpets free software

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"...Stallman, the widely-recognized founder of the free software movement, argued in front of a Yale Political Union audience of about 125 students that companies should not be allowed to use digital restrictions management to limit the rights of software users.

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Yes, Boss, You Can Distribute Free Software Commercially

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Dvorak recently claimed that the Free Software Foundation spearheads the non-commercial use group that believes "nobody should ever make any money selling or using software." Boy, did he ever miss the boat. But the fact is that some people in the community seem to believe exactly that.

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The Right to Read by Richard M. Stallman - Free eBook

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A short story by well-known novelist, Richard M Stallman. Courtesy of the best Free Library in the world; Manybooks.

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Open Source Software, OLPC, and the Importance of Being Green

http://jmbuser.livejournal.com

"...The OLPC laptop is designed to be used in places where there is no reliable power grid, or, in many cases, no power grid at all. This has challenged the OLPC Project is be very creative in how power is generated, stored and conserved..."

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GNU GPL Creator Richard Stallman on the Meaning of 'Free'

http://www.technewsworld.com

"Many computer users tend to equate Microsoft with evil, but that is a mistake.

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Transcript: Richard Stallman, honary degree speech, Pavia 2007

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"The University of Pavia, in Italy, recently awarded Richard Stallman with an honorary degree. Stallman gave a short speech, his "lectio doctoralis", on the ethical imperative to use free software, focussing on individuals and schools. The speech has been transcribed by Alessandro Rubini, with checking by Dora Scillipoti and Luca Andreucci.

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Open source all about free and freedom

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As director of the California-based Linux Foundation, Jim Zemlin circles the globe proclaiming the virtues of open source software -- computer programs that are written collaboratively by developers all over the world, and are frequently given away free.

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bsdtalk132 - Richard Stallman

http://bsdtalk.blogspot.com

"Interview with Richard Stallman..."

http://cisx1.uma.maine.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk132.ogg

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Eben Moglen Interview in India's Frontline Magazine

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"...If you haven't read this interview with Eben Moglen, you really should. Eben discusses both the practical and the philosophical side of Free Software and Free Information..."

http://www.hinduonnet.com/fline/stories/20071019507610000.htm

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