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Richard Stallman on Radio New Zealand

http://lianza2009.wordpress.com

"Did you know that Richard Stallman was interviewed by Kim Hill on Saturday? I missed it but ended up listening to the podcast yesterday.

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GNU/Zealand 09 Tour Schedule

http://info541.sim.vuw.ac.nz

"Richard Stallman is making a return visit to New Zealand in 2009, following his successful 2008 tour to promote free software and the FSF. This page lists his itinerary as of 29 September 2009, and will be updated as events are confirmed..."

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Richard Stallman on Software Patents

http://www.nzcs.org.nz

"In this insightful discussion, international Free Software advocate Richard Stallman (RMS) will argue that software patents seriously and significantly obstruct software development..."

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A Free Digital Society

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RMS Speech: « To make a digital society worthy of being included in, we must overcome six menaces to freedom: surveillance, censorship, restricted data formats, proprietary software, software as a service, and the War on Sharing. »

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Software Freedom Day 2009 in Wellington, New Zealand

http://blog.labour.org.nz

Software Freedom Day in Wellington currently discussing Free Software & Free Society...

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Topic: Richard Stallman speaking in Levin

http://horowhenua.kete.net.nz

"Horowhenua Library Trust and LIANZA Ikaroa Regional Committee are delighted to announce that Richard Stallman has agreed to deliver a public lecture in Levin on 7th October 2009, 4pm - 6pm..."

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Linux geeks, New Zealand beckons

http://www.itwire.com

A husband-wife team is in the driver's seat for the 11th Australian national Linux conference which kicks off in Wellington, New Zealand, on January 18 next year.

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Kiwis give Microsoft the finger

http://www.itwire.com

One of the money milking machines in Microsoft's stable has just gone dry. It's a little teat but significant in that it shows the way for other, bigger teats to be pulled out of the Redmond suction pump.

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Microsoft Land Grab Still on in the Far East

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Microsoft prepares another plan for New Zealand while it steps into education in Thailand

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New Zealand’s Freedom Fighters Defeat Microsoft’s Latest ‘Colonisations Directive’

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Microsoft has already tried to shove its DRM down the throats of taxpayers in New Zealand. The fight against the colossal OOXML corruption (trying to shove it down ISO's throat) was also very heated down south in New Zealand [1, 2, 3, 4]. Thus, there is absolutely no reason to respect the company from Redmond over there, even if only for the things it did locally.

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Transcript of an interview with RMS for Radio New Zealand, conducted by Kim Hill on August 9, 2008

http://nb.inode.co.nz

"...They base it on practical values only and they take for granted that proprietary software subjugating users is legitimate; whereas I say, and we in the Free Software movement say, that users are entitled to freedom and that proprietary software is a social problem and we're aiming to correct that problem, put an end to that problem..."

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Ministry says no as school opts for free software

http://computerworld.co.nz

The school is deploying the GNU/Linux operating system, aiming to have free software across the board by 2010, and the complete switch to Linux has been approved by the MoE, says the school’s principal, Nathan Parker.

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Greens urge end to software patents

http://www.stuff.co.nz

The Green Party has called for an overhaul of patent laws that would prevent software being patented.

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Richard Stallman in Auckland 8th August 2008

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"For many people, the Internet legend, Richard Stallman needs no introduction [...] Any yep - he is coming to Auckland, and will be speaking at Auckland University. The details : ..."

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Speak out against ACTA

http://www.fsf.org

"ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now..."

* http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/acta [...]

Take action! ..."

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