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Modify NoScript so it can detect and block nontrivial nonfree JavaScript code

http://www.fsf.org

"Richard Stallman is looking for someone to modify NoScript so it can detect and block nontrivial nonfree JavaScript code..."

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Created by can.axis 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Non-free software hidden in your GNU/Linux distribution

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Most people with an interest in software freedom will turn to GNU/Linux as their operating system of choice. Few realize however, that the vast majority of GNU/Linux distros are not entirely free. Imagine migrating away from Windows, only to find that by installing GNU/Linux you are accepting a restrictive Microsoft license!

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Created by stargrave 4 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 33 weeks ago
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Remote control of your computer with non-free software is unwise

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"BitTorrent is the most popular filesharing protocol on the Internet today. BitTorrent users typically obtain pieces of the data they want and share pieces of the same data with others. By cooperating in this fashion, almost everyone who wants a copy of the data gets what they want..."

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Created by can.axis 4 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 42 weeks ago
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Quote of the Month: RMS Says "Software As a Service" Is Non-free

http://news.slashdot.org

"'Software as a service' means that you think of a particular server as doing your computing for you. If that's what the server does, you must not use it! If you do your computing on someone else's server, you hand over control of your computing to whoever controls the server.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 29 weeks ago
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The philosophy of Gnu puts users in the middle of a difficult decision.

http://www.interfce.com

They need to decide which is better, free software or non-free software. This response to a concerned email, aims to clear up some issues and misconceptions.

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Created by braydon 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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