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RespectMyNet: Name and Shame Operators' Attempts to Control the Net

http://www.laquadrature.net

This platform, RespectMyNet.eu, will present EU lawmakers with the evidence they keep denying: there is an urgent need to legislate against Net Neutrality violations, which harm fundamental freedoms as well as innovation and competition.

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Created by lozz 2 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 43 weeks ago
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Spotify is Defective by Design

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

Our conclusion: Spotify is using DRM to prevent things legally permitted even by overly strict US copyright law, making Spotify defective by design.

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Created by lozz 2 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 48 weeks ago
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O'Reilly Safaribooksonline goes proprietary

http://mailman.fsfeurope.org

Safaribooks online were availabe in HTML-View for a long time and were accessible with free software.Now the O'Reilly Safari team has decided to stop this and deliver online books in Adobe flash format only for online reading. As expected gnash does not work. This means reading and browsing O'Reilly books online is no more possible with free software.

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Pessulus: Putt restrictions on the functions of Gnome

http://blog.dipinkrishna.info

Sometimes it is necessary to put restrictions on users, if you have a computer to the public or used by many people. For example a library, we can not allow anyone to put their taste or change certain settings. In your Gnome desktop environment

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Brave New Skyping World Revisited

http://freedom-blog.net

Refashioned and strengthened main argument against Skype. This article was a revisited continuation of (I think well-known) "Ten Reasons Why You Should Boycott Skype".

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Created by stargrave 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 9 weeks ago
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What’s wrong with Microsoft Windows Vista? - by John Sullivan of the Free Software Foundation

http://darthchaosofrspw.wordpress.com

"...There is a battle underway between those who value freedom, and corporations such as Microsoft who wish to profit by taking that freedom away. DRM and absurd licenses are at the heart of that battle. Please join us on the side of freedom by saying NO not just to Windows Vista and other DRM-enabled products, but to proprietary software in general.

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Don't give Microsoft the remote control

http://badvista.fsf.org

"If you put Microsoft at the center of your home entertainment system, be prepared to hand them the remote control, literally.

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From "happy hacking" to "screw you" - the story of Meraki

http://www.virishi.net

I've been following the development of mesh wifi technology for several years now. From the moment I first grokked what was going on with it, it struck me as a great disruptive technology.

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Restricted Codecs Mess in Linux

http://www.madpenguin.org

here are a number of newcomers who migrate to Linux and then find themselves at ends with the confusion regarding restricted formats and codecs in the US. The laws regarding usage are confusing and all over the map, thus leaving many Linux distributions forced to mark them as possibly illegal to use in some countries, despite no solid evidence to actually support this outside of MPAA and RIAA rhetoric, which is hardly a court's decision. And in a recent article, I took this whole idea to task and examine how it may not actually be illegal to use libdvdcss after all.

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FSF Confirms Xming Restrictions Not Allowed

http://blue-gnu.biz

The Free Software Foundation has confirmed that Xming developer, Colin Harrison, has overreached his limits by attempting to impose additional restrictions beyond the requirements of the GNU GPL and LGPL.

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Created by dcparris 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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