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Diaspora Project: Open Call for Packagers!

http://devblog.joindiaspora.com

We’ve been going through quite a lot in terms of development over the past month, and with our switch over to a versioning system, stable builds, and a development branch, we would like to take the logical next step in getting Diaspora into the hands of people that want to set up a pod themselves, by helping us make linux distribution packages of Diaspora.

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Let's Deep-Six Facebook and Do Open Source Social Networking Instead

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"An open and distributed model gives users and organizations a chance to choose their social networking platform without sacrificing their connections to friends, family, business partners and colleagues. Control of the data would be an obviously important decision factor for many people."

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Lowering the Bar So That Everyone Can Contribute

http://writerofthings.blogspot.com

Lately, the trend of "Anyone can contribute" is taking a turn for the better as established developers and teams are looking at ways to help make it easier for kids to not only program, but contribute to the Free Software community at large.

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Hands-on: KDE 4.3 delivers a Social Desktop

http://arstechnica.com

KDE 4.3 was released this week with a number of intriguing improvements. Ars test the new version, which introduces KDE's Social Desktop initiative, an effort to bring social networking integration to the popular desktop environment.

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Linux, the Social Desktop

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

This is where an opportunity for Free software lies. Our strength is community. We understand it, we are driven by it, we eat and breath it. We don't need to find financial justifications for trying new things out and we have an entire stack of software (that goes waaaay beyond "stuff I used to do on paper") to play with.

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Harald Welte and Groklaw announced as winners of the FSF's annual free software awards

http://www.fsf.org

"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced the recipients of its Award for Projects of Social Benefit and its Award for the Advancement of Free Software. Groklaw received the social benefit award, and Harald Welte received the advancement award. FSF president Richard Stallman handed out the awards at the conclusion of the FSF's annual associate members meeting in Cambridge, MA..."

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Interview with Richard Stallman: Four Essential Freedoms

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

"When Richard Stallman announced the GNU Project back in 1983, he launched a movement that would, in time, transform the software industry. The Free Software Foundation, also created by Stallman and now sponsor of the GNU Project, has become a driving force behind the adoption of the widely used GNU GPL software license.

We discussed some of the more recent developments with Richard Stallman, whose passion for freedom in computing remains intense. The following Q & A explores the goals of free software, progress that has been made, and ways to maintain or instill freedom in software that we use..."

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What tools do non-profit use? Here's your answer.

http://www.socialsourcecommons.org

Social Source Commons is a place to share lists of software tools that you already use, gain knowledge and support, and discover new tools. It’s a place to meet people with similar needs and interests and answer the question: what tools do they use?

Enough said :)

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EFF: E-voting

http://www.eff.org

Many states are hastily implementing flawed electronic voting machines and related election procedures.

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