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Microsoft confirms UEFI fears, locks down ARM devices

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At the beginning of December, we warned the Copyright Office that operating system vendors would use UEFI secure boot anticompetitively, by colluding with hardware partners to exclude alternative operating systems.

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Community Distribution Patent Policy FAQ

http://www.debian.org

This document presents information about patents and patent liability useful for developers working on community distributions of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).

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Push the FreedomBox Foundation from 0 to 60 in 30

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The newly formed FreedomBox Foundation is seeking pledges. The idea of the Freedom Box is to decentralize servers to regain privacy and to make the network more resistant in order to secure political freedom. The page also contains links to the inspiring Eben Moglen speeches behind the concept.

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Podcast: Software Freedom Law Show

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

An informative and entertaining series by the Software Freedom Law Center. Hosted by Bradley M. Kuhn and Karen Sandler. Has been running since November 2008. Available in .ogg and .mp3.

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Eben Moglen on software liability

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

Eben talks about "When Software is in Everything: Future Liability Nightmares Free Software Helps Avoid" to the Scottish Society for Computers and Law (SSCL) in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 30. Karen and Bradley introduce the talk to listeners.

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Software Freedom Law Center to Open India Branch

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

The Software Freedom Law Center plans to create a new branch in New Dehli India to further expand their coverage of FLOSS and legal defense of free software. Mishi Choudhary will oversee the SFLC's New Dehli office.

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Eben Moglen on the Commons of the digital economy

http://geekybodhi.net

To orchestrate change you need someone who can balance vision with pragmatism. In Eben Moglen the proponents choreographing the software patents debate have such a leader.

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Eben Moglen's LibrePlanet 2010 Keynote on the State of Free Software and the Future

http://www.groklaw.net

Eben Mogen of the Software Freedom Law Center recently gave the keynote address at the LibrePlanet conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation. He speaks about the current state of Free Software, what some of the challenges will be going forward, and what is needed for stage 2, as he thinks of it.

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Q&A With Software Freedom Law Center's Eben Moglen

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Our primary task is to help projects do what they want to do in making their software work with greater efficiency and increase the prospects that the software will be used by people around the world," says Eben Moglen. "Much of our work involves giving advice to clients."

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Eben Moglen on the Current State of Free Software

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At this year's LibrePlanet conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation, Eben Moglen of the Software Freedom Law Center gave a keynote speech on the current state of free software and the free software movement.

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Free software: phase two

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

Free software is ubiquitous. It runs everywhere on (almost) everything. The question that dominated most of the discussions at the Libre Planet Conference in Boston about a week ago is what now? How can the community capitalize on its achievements to make the movement more inclusive and reconceive the relationship between free software and privacy?

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Freedom businesses protect privacy

http://en.wikisource.org

Few presentations at conferences in the coming years will manage to combine the intellectual depth and delivery skills shown by Eben Moglen in this penetrating analysis of privacy and technology. Moglen poses an important question; namely, what will be the most successful intelligence organizations of the 21st century?

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SFLC Annual Appeal

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

With your support, the SFLC can continue its long-term mission of providing legal services to the hundreds of thousands of dedicated people who produce wonderful technology just because they want to share.

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SFLC Critics

http://boycottnovell.com

Response to critics of those who are law sticklers, standing up for their right

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Eben Moglen Sets Record Straight Regarding Microsoft/Novell After Novell Lied

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Professor Eben Moglen responds to disinformation from Novell's Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, who was sent to London by Novell's PR team in order to speak to journalists

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