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Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’

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"Surveillance, censorship, restrictive data formats and software-as-a-service threatened the freedom of IT users, GNU founder and free software activist Richard Stallman claimed..."

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Delivering the ACTA petition: Sign before Thursday to have your voice heard!

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"A month ago, we published a statement against ACTA and asked for your signatures in support. Over 3,000 of you joined us in calling on ACTA negotiators to either dramatically change the agreement or drop it all together..."

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Support a firm, simple declaration against ACTA

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"...Cancel ACTA entirely. Although parts of it are not objectionable, they are secondary to ACTA's threat to our freedom. Unless we are sure that the repressive aspects of ACTA are blocked, the main significance of ACTA is as a threat to society. Killing ACTA would be a fine way to get rid of this threat..."

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Why The Firm, Simple Declaration Against ACTA - by Richard Stallman

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"ACTA, a treaty designed to attack the rights of computer users in some 40-odd countries -- and others later -- is encountering increasing opposition. ACTA threatens, in a disguised way, to punish Internet users with disconnection if they are accused of sharing, and requires countries to prohibit software that can break Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), also known as digital handcuffs.."

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FSF says: Take a stand with us for freedom, against ACTA

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"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, June 16, 2010 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today published a new declaration calling for rejection of ACTA unless key changes to protect the public's freedom are made, and is asking people around the world to add their names in support before the next round of negotiations on the treaty happen in Switzerland at the end of this month..."

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ONI Releases 2009 Year in Review: Filtering, Surveillance, Information Warfare

http://opennet.net

"The OpenNet Initiative is proud to release its 2009 Year in Review, a look into instances of filtering, surveillance, and information warfare around the world in 2009 [...] The OpenNet Initiative estimates that at the end of 2009, 32% of all Internet users were accessing a filtered version of the Internet."

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Bad News - The Pirate Bay may be banned in Italy

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"An appeal won on 24 September 2008 against the decision of the Italian court enforced on 10 August 2008 ordering the seizure of The Pirate Bay (TPB) in Italy, has been reversed by the Italian Court of Cassation..."

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COSC dept hosts digital freedom talk - Christchurch, New Zealand - Tuesday, 13/10/2009

http://forums.e-democracy.org

Richard M. Stallman talk: «Christchurch, New Zealand - A1 Lecture Theatre (Arts block), University of Canterbury, Ilam. To make a digital society worthy of being included in, we must overcome six menaces to freedom: surveillance, censorship, restricted data formats, proprietary software, software as a service, and the War on Sharing.»

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Richard Stallman on Radio New Zealand

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"Did you know that Richard Stallman was interviewed by Kim Hill on Saturday? I missed it but ended up listening to the podcast yesterday.

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BBC wants to encrypt free TV

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RMS: « How the BBC is conspiring with Hollywood to impose DRM on broadcast TV in the UK. »

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A Free Digital Society

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RMS Speech: « To make a digital society worthy of being included in, we must overcome six menaces to freedom: surveillance, censorship, restricted data formats, proprietary software, software as a service, and the War on Sharing. »

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Ending the War on Sharing - Richard Stallman

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«When record companies make a fuss about the danger of "piracy", they're not talking about violent attacks on shipping. What they complain about is the sharing of copies of music, an activity in which millions of people participate in a spirit of cooperation. The term "piracy" is used by record companies to demonize sharing and cooperation by equating them to kidnaping, murder and theft...»

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Draft Manifesto 2 « Pirate Party UK

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"We wish to change global legislation to facilitate the emerging information society, which is characterised by diversity and openness. We do this by requiring an increased level of respect for the citizens and their right to privacy, as well as reforms to copyright and patent law.

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Copyleft and the War on Sharing

http://ctfilmfest.bside.com

"FSF's John Sullivan will talk about copyleft, copyright, the War on Sharing, and the GNU/Linux free software operating system at the Connecticut Film Festival." -- via Copyleft and the War on Sharing - Free Software Foundation

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