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No, Virginia! APIs, Visual Studio, and Apple Are Not Open Source

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Latest dangers to the identity of "Open Source", which increasingly means all sorts of things that depart completely from software freedom (or from software as a whole)

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation Expresses Views on Free Software

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation calls software freedom not capitalist

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Presentation Slides: Threats to Software Freedom

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Thanks to those who attended the talk earlier tonight. For anyone who is interested, here are the slides of the talk which lasted about 2 hours. There was also video footage taken, but the quality may be too low. We'll find out soon.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 27, June 2010

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Free Software Foundation Announcements and Information: keep up to date with the latest developments in the Free Software community with the Free Software Supporter.

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Fake Friends of Linux or Software Freedom

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Timely reminder of the fact that software patents opposition is not the same of Free software advocacy

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Apple Spits on Software Freedom

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Apple's action in the face of GPL violations speaks volumes about the company's attitude

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BSA Attacks the Right to Software Freedom in the Czech Republic; Similar Offenses in the UK, Finland

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The BSA continues to make life a lot harder for Free/libre software; message about the situation in Finland is reproduced

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Microsoft Tries to Purge Software Freedom in America (Panama and Argentina)

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Panama gives away its digital sovereignty and Argentina faces new propaganda and investment offence from Microsoft

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Software freedom matters, and I intend to prove it

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Welcome to my new ComputerWorldUK blog, where I'll aim to bring you regular dispatches from the front lines of the free and open source software revolution. Starting out with news seems smart, so I'll use this post to announce my new job.

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ACTA Versus Software Freedom

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Opinions on the emergence of the ACTA text and what it means to Free software, as well as other aspects of decreasingly-free life

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Richard Stallman’s Life Dedication to Software Freedom

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Richard Stallman explains how much he has sacrificed so that the world of software will be a better place for users and developers alike

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Addressing software freedom in cloud computing

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Is the freedom torch passing from Richard Stallman to the next generation? Bradley Kuhn of the Software Freedom Conservancy opened the Southern California Linux Expo this year with a keynote about software as a service and user freedoms.

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A balance of freedoms

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We balance freedoms (sacrifice one freedom for another) everyday. We sacrifice the freedom to do whatever we want to live in a society where laws keep us safe. And we'd rather be safe than do the things that are illegal (well most of us anyway). So we sacrifice a freedom we wouldn't exercise (to commit crimes) for ones we do want to exercise (to live without being the victim of crime).

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A balance of freedoms

I was reading this comment on a story submitted here on FSDaily and started thinking that life's all about balancing freedoms.

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High Quality OGG for “Trusted Computing”

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I discovered the animated short film, Trusted Computing, today. Great movie! It is licensed under a Creative Commons (Sampling Plus 1.0) license that I wouldn't categorize as free but certainly more permissive than the standard copyrights. However, I was irritated by the lack of a truly high quality OGG video, whereas proprietary formats such as the Quicktime .mov had such quality copies.

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