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Videocast: Richard Stallman in New Zealand

http://computerworld.co.nz

"Richard Stallman's tour of New Zealand has covered issues of copyright and the free software movement. He is fervently against restrictions on sharing, saying such restrictions are an attack on society.

In this must-hear speech on copyright, Stallman introduces the foundation principles of the Free Software movement and then discusses the origins, uses and abuses of the laws of copyright..."

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Free Culture: Building the world we want, not the one we have

http://blog.mozilla.com

the and tags along with native support for Theora video and Vorbis audio are currently enabled in the Firefox nightly builds. This will ship in Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 coming later this year. This is not new news but I did want to provide my perspective on why this is important[...] Download a Firefox nightly build here and test it out here or on Wikimedia Commons.

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Playing Ogg

http://aaronhawley.livejournal.com

"I like to listen to music while I work. In support of the Play Ogg! movement, I converted some of my audio collection into the patent-unencumbered audio file format, Ogg Vorbis.

To convert my audio CDs to Ogg, I use the friendly abcde package..."

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Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase

https://wiki.ubuntu.com

"For a long time now, Ubuntu has included on the CD a small collection of media files that can be used to show off a new Ubuntu system. This content has always included a sound and a video clip, both using the free Ogg Vorbis and Theora formats.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter Issue 6 - August 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

– ## In this issue
* Why free software and Apple's iPhone don't mix
* Play Ogg!
* Pizza Party for friends of the FSF in San Francisco
* Portland associate membership meeting recap
* Give Apple the iPhone Challenge
* Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!
* Atheros releases free software wireless driver
* Yahoo Music -- the bad dream of DRM continues
* GNU spotlight with Karl Berry

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Theora Video Backend for Firefox Landed

http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz

"It was announced at the Firefox Plus summit today that Firefox will include native Theora and Vorbis support for the HTML 5 media elements. So and will support those codecs built into Firefox itself..."

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 6, July 2008

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## In this issue
* It's not the Gates, it's the bars
* Act on ACTA!
* Fight the Canadian DMCA!
* Rhapsody and Naxos go DRM free
* Refusing Digital Monitoring Policies
* 5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G
* autonomo.us activist group to focus on freedom in network services
* identi.ca is autonomo.us
* GNU spotlight with Karl Berry
* Richard Stallman's speaking schedule
* Take action!

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5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G

http://www.fsf.org

"The 5 real reasons to avoid iPhone 3G:

** iPhone completely blocks free software. Developers must pay a tax to Apple, who becomes the sole authority over what can and can't be on everyone's phones.
** iPhone endorses and supports Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology.

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MailOgging

http://wiki.xiph.org

"This project is for the use of the average bloke (yes, you), who would like to further help and promote the use of your favorite free format. The MailOgging is a strategy to get the attention of hardware and software vendors who do not know the Ogg family, do not care about it, or do not know how many people care about it.

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Grip - A Beginners Guide

http://www.stevey.eu

In this guide I will try and cover as much as I can regarding the setup and basic use of Grip as a cd-ripper. We will explore various tweaks and settings I have collected over the past couple of years whilst using it, and I will try and simplify the setup process as much as possible.

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NPR station WBUR Boston adds support for free audio standard

http://www.fsf.org

"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- May 14, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has marked a milestone in their PlayOgg.org campaign with the announcement that National Public Radio (NPR) news station WBUR Boston has begun worldwide webcasting in the free audio format Ogg Vorbis..."

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter - Issue 3, May 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

## In this issue
* Free Software Supporter exclusive: WBUR is streaming Ogg Vorbis!
* DBD Action Alert - Libraries: Eliminate DRM!
* Get DeltaH, gNewSense 2.0
* Get your next machine with gNewSense
* Silicon Mechanics to ship servers with free BIOS preinstalled
* Can we rescue OLPC from Windows? by Richard M. Stallman
* End Software Patents: the Bilski hearing, heard.

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Summer of Code: Ogg Theora Port

http://open.neurostechnology.com

"...As some of you Neuros old timers may recall, we were the first to port the Ogg Vorbis audio codec to a portable HDD audio player. Now it's time, hopefully, to do the same with the Ogg Theora video codec..."

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The extinction of standardization dinosaurs on the software planet

http://bjacob.livejournal.com

"According to this, the ISO are now calling a "standard" the Microsoft Office format (which is cynically called "Office Open XML"). [...] What is interesting is that TeX, LaTeX, OGG/Vorbis, OGG/Theora, Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby, OCaml, are not standardized by any organization.

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Ogg Theora+Vorbis as default for <video> scuttled in HTML5 spec. Who benefits?

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"...'Ogg' is a wrapper that ties together 'Theora' encoded video and 'Vorbis' encoded sound. Together, Ogg Theora+Vorbis give users a way to see movies on your computer. Ogg Vorbis+Theora are not known to be encumbered by any patents (the only applicable patent on Theora’s predecessor, called 'VP3', was licensed for everyone to use in any way they want).

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