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Antifeatures Talk

http://mako.cc

Benjamin Mako Hill gave a very insightful presentation at Linux Conf Australia 2010. Now the video and audio are available online. He talks about the "market segmentation" or price discrimination on vast number of hardware and software companies practice. About challenge-response protocols, drm, tivoization, monopolies and the role of free software.

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Richard Stallman on Australia: Q&A

http://delimiter.com.au

"...In October Stallman will visit Australia to speak — among other events — at UNSW’s Clancy Auditorium in an event being supported by National ICT Australia. But we got in touch with Stallman ahead of time for a chat about the Government’s internet filter project, free software and why he likes to visit Australia for its parrots..."

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Does “Tivoization” Also Mean Massively Suing All Competitors Using Software Patents?

http://boycottnovell.com

TiVo's shift to a strategy of patent litigation is not paying off, patent trolling becomes common, Microsoft rides the wave

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Linux is Getting ‘Built-in’ Tivoization Equivalent

http://boycottnovell.com

Could this have played a role in Linus decision regarding GPLv3?

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Why “open source” misses the point of Free Software

http://www.techradar.com

"25 years after Stallman first set the GNU project in motion, what have these ideals achieved, and what can we do to ensure the future of free software? Linux Format spoke to him to find out..."

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Why free software and Apple's iPhone don't mix - by John Sullivan

http://www.fsf.org

"I've published a second article for the Free Software Foundation about Apple's iPhone, looking at the measures Apple uses to control iPhone users and prevent developers from writing free software for the platform. It turns out that this is a good example of why updating the GPL was important, and why it's a good idea for developers to use the new version (GPLv3).

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Interview with Richard M. Stallman

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"Mr. Stallman, creator of the GPL, FSF and GCC, shares his thoughts on a number of topics..."

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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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After Months of Wrangling, GPL v3 Unleashed

http://www.linuxinsider.com

The Free Software Foundation on Friday released the third version of the GNU General Public License. The FSF says GPL v3 sets its sights on protecting users freedom to run, adapt, improve and redistribute free software. It also sets its sights on Tivoization -- the practice of trapping free software inside closed

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