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DFEY-NW Meeting April

http://www.nw.dfey.org

DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education and Youth) is a group formed in response from a growing need in the Northwest of England for a group to encourage and promote young people's involvement with the free software community by creating a social space to make it more comfortable for young people to get involved with GLUGs and FSUGs.

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Starting and sustaining free software businesses

http://manchester.fsuk.org

« Ian Lynch posted CC-BY-SA slides from a recent Manchester Free Software meeting. Lucy Bridges explained that “Ian spoke about The Learning Machine Ltd (TLM), an awarding body for the INGOTs accreditation. The INGOTs are an innovative award that teaches children about IT while also making money using and promoting free software.

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DFEY-NW :: January 18th :: Digital Freedom in Education and Youth - North West

http://dfey.freedomdreams.co.uk

DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education and Youth) is a group formed in response from a growing need in the Northwest of England for a group to encourage and promote young people's involvement with the free software community by creating a social space to make it more comfortable for young people to get involved with GLUGs and FSUGs.

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27-29 March: 4th Oekonux Conference: Free Software and Beyond The World of Peer Production

http://new.ludost.org

"During the past decade the phenomenon of Free Software has become successful and well-known. It is still amazing how in the realm of software the creativity of so many volunteers leads to products which are useful for the whole mankind.

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Free Software Community Project needs Hardware

http://community.livejournal.com

"Manchester Free Software recently set up a free software suite at the Marbella Café at 52 Newton Street in the Northern Quarter, using machines previously used by Free Space Manchester and originally from the Basement Social Centre..."

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Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West :: First Meeting

http://www.blog.tdobson.net

Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West (DFEY-NW), the North West of England's first group focusing on young people and issues of freedom in the digital world is looking forward to it's first meeting EVER in August.
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Richard Stallman: Free Software in Ethics and Practice

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"In 1984, Richard Stallman founded a social movement known as the free software movement. The free software movement fights for the ability to control our computers as a cooperative community (as opposed to being under the rule of software proprietors where users have only as much control over their computers as the proprietor allows).

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RMS Talk

http://freedomdreams.wordpress.com

"Yesterday, me and a couple of friends went to see a talk in Manchester by Richard Stallman (rms), the founder of the free software movement. I’m not sure quite how much the other two got from the experience, but I certainly found it very interesting - although I knew many of the things he said, it was the way he explained them, and it also provoked me to think about certain things..."

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Richard Stallman at Manchester University

http://www.jonathandavis.me.uk

"...Richard also covered some of the important reasons why businesses, government and education establishments should use Free Software, preventing the support and development monopolies which are now becoming commonplace, along with the problem of proprietary vendors offering gratis or near-gratis copies of their software to schools in order to keep students reliant on their package and then carr

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It's good to be free

http://iamasoftie.blogspot.com

"I have just returned from the BCS Manchester event on The Free Software Movement in Ethics and Practice presented by Richard Stallman, the founder and president of the Free Software Foundation. Richard, speaking for over 2 hours without notes or any visual aids, captivated the audience of over 250 with his passion about establishing a world in which user's freedom is respected..."

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Free Software in Ethics and Practice - speaker: Richard Stallman

http://www.cgandc.net

[1st May, 2008 , Manchester] - "Richard Stallman will speak about the Free Software Movement, which campaigns for freedom so that computer users can cooperate to control their own computing activities. The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, often erroneously referred to as Linux, specifically to establish these freedoms..."

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