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Stallman Challenges Microsoft's CodePlex Foundation

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Free Software Foundation's Richard Stallman recently brought Microsoft's newly instituted CodePlex Foundation to task in his blog. The CodePlex Foundation's Miguel de Icaza, also mentioned in the blog, has since mounted a defense.

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Miguel de Icaza Compares Richard Stallman to George Bush

http://boycottnovell.com

Novell's VP carries on spinning to discredit the father of Free(dom) software

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COSC dept hosts digital freedom talk - Christchurch, New Zealand - Tuesday, 13/10/2009

http://forums.e-democracy.org

Richard M. Stallman talk: «Christchurch, New Zealand - A1 Lecture Theatre (Arts block), University of Canterbury, Ilam. 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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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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Lest CodePlex perplex - by Richard M. Stallman

http://www.fsf.org

"...The first thing we see is that the organization ducks the issue of users' freedom; it uses the term "open source" and does not speak of "free software". These two terms stand for different philosophies which are based on different values: free software's values are freedom and social solidarity, whereas open source cites only practical convenience values such as powerful, reliable software..."

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The Free (Bebas) Software Movement

http://www.fsf.org

"Jakarta, Indonesia [...] Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement (gerakan perangkat lunak bebas) and leader of development of the GNU operating system (with which the kernel Linux is typically used) will give a speech to explain the ethical and political ideas of free software, which differ from the ideas of open source, and explain how GNU was developed to realize these ethical g

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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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FSF files brief in Bilski case calling on the Supreme Court to eliminate software patents

http://lists.gnu.org

"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, October 2, 2009 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today submitted an amicus curiae brief calling on the Supreme Court to affirm that software ideas are not patentable.

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GNU Bucks

http://www.gnu.org

"...GNU Bucks are issued in one denomination—pi—and signed by Free Software Foundation president and "Chief GNUisance" Richard Stallman. We will also be maintaining a list of people who have received GNU Bucks. This is all just our way of saying thanks to people who have helped contribute to the goals of the free software movement..."

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On Mono, Miguel, Stallman and Fusion with Microsoft

http://www.groklaw.net

Jason Perlow has written an article about Richard Stallman, Watch Out for That Meteor, Stallman. There are some factual errors in the article, so let me step up to the plate and fix them.

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“Open Source is Dead. Long Live Free Software”

http://boycottnovell.com

Response to the usual anti-Richard Stallman crowd and their latest incitement against Free software (and to a lesser degree Ubuntu)

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25 years of GNU - support software freedom!

http://www.fsf.org

"Dear Free Software Supporter, Tomorrow we mark the end of our year-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the GNU Project---a celebration that we kicked off in September 2008 with a wonderful video from author and comedian Stephen Fry..."

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Mac OS X mistakes and malfeatures - by Richard M. Stallman

http://www.fsf.org

"...Mac OS is proprietary software, so the users don't have control over it -- rather, the developer has sole control over the program, and employs it as an instrument of control over the users. So I don't withdraw my condemnation of Mac OS. But I do withdraw the claim that it has a known backdoor."

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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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Richard Stallman is not the bad guy

http://boycottnovell.com

It appears to be open season for launching attacks on the head of the Free Software Foundation, Richard Matthew Stallman, the man who is in large measure responsible for the status that free and open source software enjoys today.

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