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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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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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Free software campaigners stonewalled at BBC

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) mounted its protests against "corruption" of the BBC by Microsoft in London and Manchester this morning.

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Guide to the second discussion draft of the GNU Affero GPL version 3 — GPLv3

http://gplv3.fsf.org

"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today released the second discussion draft of the GNU Affero General Public License (GNU AGPL). This new license is based on version 3 of the GNU GPL. It has a new requirement to ensure that users who interact with the software over a network can receive the source for that program..."

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FSF Europe offers to help companies adhere to Free Software licence terms

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"...There are several ways that companies distributing GNU GPL code in Europe can get help and advice. Armijn Hemel, an engineer at the gpl-violations.org project, offers compliance services for embedded devices. FSFE's Freedom Task Force has also recently launched professional consultancy services for businesses making use of Free Software in their products..."

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Newest FSF board member Hill discusses free software goals

http://www.linux.com

"I'm a bit of a rebel," Benjamin Mako Hill says, "with rather too many causes." Best known for his many roles in Debian, Hill is also a member of the Ubuntu Community Council, an advisor to One Laptop Per Child, a director of Software Freedom International, and the originator of several free software projects -- to say nothing of an active voice for the Free Culture Movement, and the occasional or

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Free Software Folly

http://www.eweek.com

Soon, the Free Software Foundation—which deserves much of the credit for delivering these liberties—may find itself in the odd position of being likewise jettisoned by a large and important part of its user base for the FSF's refusal to respect the needs and desires of its own stakeholders.

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It’s finished. It’s done. GPLv3 that is

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Why is this GNU smiling? Because with a political flourish the Free Software Foundation has released the final versions of both GPLv3 and LGPLv3. IBM has given its blessing but there is, as yet, no white smoke rising from Portland, where Linus Torvalds has expressed his preference for GPLv2.

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After Months of Wrangling, GPL v3 Unleashed

http://www.linuxinsider.com

The Free Software Foundation on Friday released the third version of the GNU General Public License. The FSF says GPL v3 sets its sights on protecting users freedom to run, adapt, improve and redistribute free software. It also sets its sights on Tivoization -- the practice of trapping free software inside closed

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FSF - FSF releases the GNU General Public License, version 3

http://www.fsf.org

The FSF's official announcement of GPLv3's release.

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FSF - GNU GPLv3 Launch

http://www.fsf.org

On Friday, June 29, at 12 noon (EDT), the Free Software Foundation will officially release the GNU GPL version 3. Please, join us in celebration as we bring to a close eighteen months of public outreach and comment in revision of the world's most popular free software license.

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After 10 years: What is Open Source?

http://www.libervis.com

In our earlier article, "Facts and Friction on Open Source and Free Software" we have explained where "Open Source" is coming from and what is its relation to Free Software and the Free Software Foundation that represents it.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 21 weeks ago
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GPLv2 or GPLv3?: Inside the Debate

http://news.google.com

This is a comprehensive explanation of the different perspectives of the Free Software Foundation and Linus Torvalds on the GPL. It explains that Linus likes the GPL mainly because of its share-and-share-alike principle, and doesn't care about the FSF's vision of software freedom.

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Created by mattflaschen 7 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Linus on the GPL, BSD, Tivo and the FSF

http://kerneltrap.org

A lengthy debate that began with a suggestion to dual license the Linux kernel under the GPLv2 and the GPLv3 [story] continues on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. Throughout the ongoing thread Linux creator Linus Torvalds has spoken out on the GPLv2, the upcoming GPLv3, the BSD license, Tivo, the Free Software Foundation, and much more.

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Torvalds gets heated about the FSF

http://www.ussg.iu.edu

I'm damn fed up with the FSF being the "protector of freedoms", and also feeling that they can define what those freedoms mean.

The GPLv2 is a *legal*license*. And no, the FSF doesn't get to define what the words mean to suit their agenda.

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