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Thanks for sharing

http://www.newstatesman.com

"...The Free Software Foundation, founded by the founder of free software itself, Richard Stallman, is one of the sponsors of Software Freedom Day..."

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Sun shines as open source pays off

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

SUN paid a high price for positioning itself as the technology candyman to all those dotcom darlings consumed in the crash.

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Open Source vs. Money

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The purpose of open-source and the ideal which it follows is not to let people steal eachother's work, but to improve upon previous designs.

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Smiling GNU on your local newspaper

http://pramode-ce.livejournal.com

Local newspapers and magazines are beginning to take a strong interest in GNU/Linux and Free Software. Don't be surprised if you see the venerable old `GNU' smiling at you when you open your newspaper

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Stallman: If you want freedom don't follow Linus Torvalds

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

Interview with Richard Stallman about various topics; about the difference between the free software movement and open source, why Stallman rejects the term "intellectual property", the GPLv3 and Torvalds view on it, Microsofts patent claims, and about the Microsoft-Novell deal.

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Free as in Freedom: The Free Software Foundation

http://ryanishungry.com

"Ever since we interviewed John Sullivan, Campaigns Manager for The Free Software Foundation in Boston, our heads have been spinning with the possibilities that ‘Free as in Freedom’ Software holds..."

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Bruce Perens: Innovation Goes Public

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Bruce has criticized Novell in the past (and will today). The conference is being held at Novell, but the security folks haven’t thrown him out yet.

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Public Good and Mozilla

http://www.arcanology.com

"...At the end of July, Mitchell Baker presented on “The Internet, Mozilla, and the Public Benefit” at The Internet as a Public Good Symposium at Harvard. The list of sessions is available and slides or documents from the presentations there are available as well..."

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GNU and FSF News for September 2007

http://www.advogato.org

"Lots of news this month!

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Linux Adoption Increasing In India

http://www.efytimes.com

Linux adoption has increased manifold in India. Several government bodies, private firms and SMEs have been the big takers of Linux platform.

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UK Parliamentarians to discuss Open Source software

http://www.sourcewire.com

The economic impact of Open Source software will be discussed with parliamentarians and senior government officials on Wednesday 12th September at the Westminster eForum, held at the Palace of Westminster.

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Kerala (India) School System Using Linux

http://www.hindu.com

The Indian state of Kerala has successfully deployed GNU/Linux operating system in well over 2500 schools. These computers will be used to give tests for students as well as to enable students to acquire valuable computer education.

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KDE 4.0 Beta 2 Released, Codename "Cartoffel"

http://kde.org

The KDE Community proudly presents the second Beta release for KDE 4.0. This release marks the beginning of the feature freeze and the stabilization of the current codebase. Simultaneously the KOffice developers have released their third Alpha release, marking significant improvements in this innovative office suite.

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September 15 is Software Freedom Day

http://mozillalinks.org

"September 15 is Software Freedom Day, a celebration of free and open source software “to educate the worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, and in business — in short, everywhere!”

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Open Source Software: The Power of Community

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Like social Web sites, open source software is most valuable when it has a strong community around it, a community that has invested time and effort into learning the technology, creating features, submitting bug fixes, and creating documentation. Open source is also about empowering users to participate and not simply consume software.

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