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http://www.thehindu.com

A group of individuals, comprising mostly software engineers and others, who oppose the use of proprietary software, got together for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness and give a human face to what has largely been a protest in blogs and on websites.News report on Candle light vigil for Document freedom.

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Free software or free beer?

This is nice, but seems to be focussed more on the issue of price than of freedom. In this kind of situation it would be easy for a proprietary software company to dump a lot of gratis software and thereby "solve" the problem.

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Journalists need more time to understand the freedom aspect

The immediate association they make is with gratis. I agree it is a week argument and it is not because we were not trying but it is very tough for anyone to understand the issue of document freedom in two or three hours. This is a beginning join us today in teaching importance of Freedom to everyone.

Freedom is worth a sacrifice - RMS

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