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The judge in the Pirate Bay case is directly tied to the copyright industry.

http://www.piratpartiet.se

"Since the revelation that the judge in the case against The Pirate Bay has socialized with the lawyers of the copyright lobby and is a member of the Association for Copyright, the Pirate Party is outright furious..."

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The Pirate Bay Guilty of Helping Sharing People?

http://colonos.wordpress.com

"The Swedish legal system - running errands of Hollywood and the recording industries - have decided that helping people to share their digital data across the Internet is illegal. They might be guilty in the eyes of a corrupt court of law and in the corporate press, but in my book they are fine people, caring and sharing.

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Norwegian Minister Publishes Book under CC BY-SA

http://creativecommons.org

"Today, Norway’s Minister of Government Administration and Reform, Heidi Grande Røys, launched a new book, edited by the Minister, about sharing and the social side of computer networks..."

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“US copyright law is far too strict” – GNU founder

http://www.russiatoday.com

"American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking. The interview is available in Ogg Theora format..."

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Supporting the bullies

http://blog.wired.com

RMS: « Obama has confirmed his support for the copyright bullies against the public, by appointing another RIAA lawyer to public office.

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Is it time to stop using the word 'piracy'?

http://www.guardian.co.uk

"...Some people have highlighted this tension between different uses of the word for a long time. Richard ­Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation and a notorious linguistic stickler, has a long list of words he finds troubling (including "free", "creator" and "ecosystem"). He believes that piracy has always been a propaganda term when used by publishers..."

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Sharing, Contributing... and Caching

http://www.guardian.co.uk

This story is part bug hunt, part open-source love-story. The bug was a particularly gnarly, beautiful little bug and I'm going to try to convey some of that to you.

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Internet & Creation

http://paigrain.debatpublic.net

« “Internet & Creation : how to recognize non-market exchanges over the internet while funding creation” has been published in French on 28 October 2008 by InLibroVeritas. See the French page for details. An English-speaking version adapted for global readership is in the works. An English summary can be found below... »

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Microsoft's global anti-user day

http://www.fsf.org

« Yesterday, Microsoft announced something they called "Global Anti-Piracy Day".

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FKFT - Free knowledge with SELF

http://selfproject.eu

"During an intensive three day period, participants from the Phillipines, Mexico, Tanzania, USA, and many other countries around the world, not excluding Spain itself, gathered around the Free Knowledge, Free Technology conference in Barcelona.

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Italy and the Pirate Bay

http://torrentfreak.com

RMS: «Italy's major ISPs have blocked access to the Pirate Bay, a major bittorrent site.

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Freedom Fighter of the Digital Age

http://en.epochtimes.com

"As music, movies and books move further into the digital realm, the question of our freedoms being diminished was raised by Richard Stallman at Cambridge University on April 30th at his talk on 'Copyright vs Community'.

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RMS: piracy

http://www.stallman.org

"After reading this, I have a suggestion: to denounce the term "piracy" as a propaganda smear when applied to copying and sharing...

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Considering an Open Future

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Presidential candidate Ron Paul's "donation feed" is reminiscent of the somewhat addictive "newsfeed" on social networking site Facebook, and it appears to have the effect of increasing donations. In a society where privacy is shrinking, it seems many embrace the idea of sharing more information, not less.

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Notebooks for all

http://www.bangkokpost.com

A Canadian alternative to the much talked about "one hundred dollar laptop" is making the rounds of the region in the hope of winning support from governments by offering a different solution to bridge the digital divide.

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