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EU signs ACTA, global internet censorship treaty

http://www.blacklistednews.com

If that wasn't bad enough, here are two more repressive acronyms that are about to get foisted upon the Free Internet

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Created by lozz 2 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 31 weeks ago
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Free culture projects need a ubiquitous funding system

http://blog.thesilentnumber.me

The free culture movement, which is of a whole with the free software movement, has made a lot of great progress but is still struggling to prove itself to be economically viable in the mainstream. I might even go so far as to say that a lack of a better funding system is the single biggest thing holding back many existing and many more prospective free culture projects.

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Closed source vendors hijack the term "open"

http://www.networkworld.com

News flash to old-school software vendors: an "API" doesn't make your product "open" and it certainly doesn't make it "open source." For the second time in two days, I've seen product marketing claiming a product was open because the vendor supplies an application program interface. Phooey.

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Created by the_borg10001101 4 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 20 weeks ago
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Free Software is a democracy, Mark Shuttleworth!

http://www.inatux.com

"We've read the article at Webupd8.org with Mark Shuttleworth, and here is our opinion on the matter." ... "You have a kernel team because you think you need one, you feel the need to change the kernel. How many serious security flaws have there been in Ubuntu? And how many were specific to Ubuntu? "

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Closed Is New Open: Software Industry Bends Standards

http://www.linux-magazine.com

The European Interoperability Framework, EIF, regulates how public agencies, citizens and businesses communicate with other on a software level. Now an alliance of proprietary ventures has had an influence on the EIF draft.

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Estonia's Open Source Shame

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Last week I wrote about the curious case of Mr Kallas, vice president of the European Commission. He seemed to have problems with the word “open”, imagining that this meant “unprotected”, judging by his comment

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“Open” as in “Not Free” and “Non-Standard”

http://boycottnovell.com

The connotation and meaning of the word "open" continue to degrade

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O’Reilly Does Not Know What Open Means (Let Alone Free)

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's perversion of the word "open" (as George Orwell once warned) put in perspective

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Microsoft Still Misleads Developers and Redefines ‘Open’

http://boycottnovell.com

A quick look at ways in which Microsoft markets its closed ecosystem under misleading banners. THERE are all sorts of articles out there that can truly bother one's mind. For starters, Microsoft's latest spin on "Open" XML is being deconstructed by Andre...

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Boxee - You are NOT “Open”

http://meandubuntu.wordpress.com

Another vivid example of how so many companies are only paying lip-service to the term “Open”.

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Created by giantrobot 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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Branded Linux Zones In Open Solaris?

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

How to run RedHat and CentOS Linux in an Open Solaris Zone.

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Created by eggixyz 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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Liberation Fonts Installation Script

http://linuxhack3r.com

An easy to use script to install the Liberation Fonts!

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Created by TechyStuff 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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Open to Misinterpretation

http://www.tuxdeluxe.org

"Before "open source", before free software, there was software in the public domain. You could say that software in the public domain was truly free."

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Created by bridget 7 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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10 Great Portable Apps...

http://techystuff.info

Although these programs are for Windows, they are open source, I believe.

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New York becomes latest state to ponder ODF

http://www.infoworld.com

New York has become the latest U.S. state to ponder whether to use open standards for government document formats, though the move is not necessarily good news for proponents of the ISO standard ODF (Open Document Format).

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