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Miguel de Icaza “is Basically a Traitor to the Free Software Community,” Says Richard Stallman

http://boycottnovell.com

Strong words from the revered founder of the Free Software Foundation and more Microsoft/Mono news

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A Free Digital Society

http://www.fsf.org

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 in Boston

http://doctormo.wordpress.com

«...Control has replaced Free Speech in Stallman’s the rhetoric. This is one of the most noticeable things I took away from today, that there has been a cultural shift from the way proponents of Free Software talk and communicate about the ideas and rationalities of Free Software principles.

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Happy Software Freedom Day!

http://blogs.fsfe.org

"We work for software freedom every day, but today is the day we mark to celebrate Free Software. Over 500 teams in 90 countries are holding events, meetings and parties, for example in Vienna and Leipzig..."

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Turtles all the way down to the source code: FSF's Boston SFD event to feature Walter Bender

http://www.fsf.org

"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 -- On Saturday, September 19th, Boston's casual free software users and the technologically curious will gather together for a Software Freedom Day event hosted by the Free Software Foundation [...] Richard M.

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Interview with Richard Stallman - posted 09 Feb 2009 by Hillary Rettig

http://lifelongactivist.com

"...The free software movement’s biggest failure is an ironic one: our free software became so appealing to geeks that usage and development of free programs spread much more than the appreciation of the freedom that the movement is based on. As a result, our views came to be seen as eccentric in the community that we built..." (RMS)

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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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Richard Stallman supports and promotes Global Patronage

http://blog.venividilibri.org

"...The SARD wants to implement a simple mechanism of gift distribution, which are done by Internet user for the work they want.

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The Stallman Paradox

http://planet.gnu.org

Until society can resolve what I will call for the first time the “Stallman Paradox”, where learning and access enabling technologies, such as for example digital books, conversely disables the freedom to read and hence more than negates the actual benefits of said access, the rush to embrace all digital libraries and textbooks is a rush to a new dark ages.

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RMS at FRHACK

http://bruno.kerouanton.net

"...Richard Stallman expose his vision in front of the France 3 television camera. Expressing himself in a perfect french, he explains that free software (NOT open source, which is different) englobes ideas « Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité ».

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GPL is the the most successful copyright licence ever, says NZOSS president

http://computerworld.co.nz

"The Gnu General Public Licence (GPL) has been around in one form or another since the Gnu manifesto published by Richard Stallman in 1985. The free software movement founded at that time has not simply created the most successful copyright licence ever, it has acted as a guide to other, similar movements..."

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Richard Stallman on “Open Source” (as Ogg)

http://boycottnovell.com

An Ogg version of an informative video

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Ending the War on Sharing - Richard Stallman

http://stallman.org

«When record companies make a fuss about the danger of "piracy", they're not talking about violent attacks on shipping. What they complain about is the sharing of copies of music, an activity in which millions of people participate in a spirit of cooperation. The term "piracy" is used by record companies to demonize sharing and cooperation by equating them to kidnaping, murder and theft...»

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RMS: 1, Symbolics: 0

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

"Symbolics probably doesn't mean much to you, but it should. It was the main reason that Richard Stallman started the GNU project..."

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Stallman Takes His Free-Software Crusade to Argentina

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com

"Two whirlwinds blew into Buenos Aires this week: the hundreds of Wikipedia supporters, editors and administrators here for their annual Wikimania conference, and the free-software activist Richard Stallman, who was in town as part of his never-ending tour of the globe to promote his cause..."

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