Richard Stallman on Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), Wikileaks, LOIC and police action during London protests and state inaction in US foreign politics. This is a longer version of a story originally published on the Guardian.Read more »
IN THE CITY OF LONDON, the financial heart of the UK, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) has begun a twelve-month migration to a Linux based trading system.Read more »
Anyone who was ever fool enough to believe that Microsoft software was good enough to be used for a mission-critical operation had their face slapped this September when the LSE (London Stock Exchange)'s Windows-based TradElect system brought the market to a standstill for almost an entire day.Read more »
"...Free Software represents too much of a risk in terms of application compatibility to be used widely in the London 2012 Olympics according to the chief information officer for the event..."Read more »
RMS: «The GNU system (often called "Linux") has been developed, since 1984, for the sake of computer users' freedom. Ironically it is now the basis for a system designed to smother the freedom of the people of London, through online payments to Oyster cards. [...]»Read more »
"On Friday 2nd November I attended the London FSFE event, Free Software as a Social Innovation. I am not really a techie (though I have been Free since 1998) and certainly not in an NGO, but had asked to go because I wanted to see some ground level advocacy in action.
I had an interesting day. Feel "Free" to read on..."Read more »