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What is Open Source?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The egalitarianism of Richard Stallman, the practicality of Eric Raymond, the engineering values of Linus Torvalds. So, too, the stories of Vint Cerf, of Tim Berners-Lee, and of early peering arrangements, in which moving money became secondary to moving bits.

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Free in Speech, Not Cost

http://www.nytimes.com

"...We stand for a culture where everyone has the right to participate and where works are made available for all to legitimately access, share and remix. This is a culture that is “free as in speech” — not necessarily one that is free of charge..."

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Free Culture: There's more than one way to fight copyright

http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com

"To fight the law one must be educated over the law," wrote Brian Rowe, leader of a chapter in Seattle University's Law School, in an e-mail. "We understand the power the law has to oppress and to liberate and want to use it to liberate by creating more access to information and culture."

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File-Sharing Students Fight Copyright Constraints

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"...Propelled by their victory, the students started the group, which they named after the 2004 book “Free Culture” by Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Stanford Law School. The book applies principles from the so-called free software movement — the idea that computer users should have the liberty to copy, distribute and modify software as they wish — to all aspects of culture..."

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Freeing Up Culture

http://www.psfk.com

"The recording industry lawsuits were not ’scaring students away from file-sharing, but scaring them into political consciousness.’"

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STACS: Science, technology and civil society

http://www.france.fsfeurope.org

"The issue of civil society involvement in research has not received enough attention. But the European vision of a knowledge-based society demands an early dialogue between scientists, policy makers and civil society. To this end, the STACS project will seek to bridge the gap between research and civil society and find common projects to work on for the future..."

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Free Software, Social Innovation

http://resistancestudies.org

" We understand that not everyone will be able to cover the costs of visiting the event and we are willing to contribute towards travel and accommodation costs. We invite you to fill out an application by the 19th of October 2007 at the latest. The selected attendees will be contacted by the 22nd of October.

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Is there a correlation between Socialism and Free Software ?

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

Simply put, socialism is a process of control of resources by a community or state in varying degrees. So the big question is does the Free Software movement enjoy any relation with socialist ideology ?

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A workshop on Free and Open Source Software

http://www.demos.co.uk

"...We're just begun a project on science and civil society, in partnership with a number of organisations across Europe. One of them is the Free Software Foundation Europe..."

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The Four Freedoms Applied to Software as a Service

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The Free Software Foundation has defined Four Freedoms related to software. These freedoms apply to users of software, not necessarily developers. In the view of the FSF, these freedoms are ethical in nature, so much so that they argue that software which violates these freedoms is unethical.

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GNU/Linux Vs Windows: Myths and Realities

http://www.raiden.net

I believe that Microsoft has gained a strong hold in our minds based upon many myths and fears. These myths are fears will haunt us for ages until we openly accept and adopt the freedom of Open Source, even with some of its apparent shortcomings. Following are a few myths and facts which play a role in whether a home user shifts from Windows to GNU/Linux.

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Freedomware?...

http://thetuxproject.com

Freedomware is not intended as a term to replace Free Software or Open Source Software aka FOSS, FLOSS. These terms have their niche and place in society. They are well established and we are all better for it.

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Another Reason RFID Sucks

http://gedmaheux.wordpress.com

"As if massive privacy concerns and identity theft were not enough reasons to worry about the wide spread use of radio frequency identification technology, now comes word that it it may also cause cancer..."

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Eben Moglen - Freedom Businesses Protect Privacy

http://www.privacydigest.com

"...Convincing us that we have willingly given away our data and that those who now possess it have the right to use it, Moglen proposes voluntary data collectives as the answer."

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Taoism of open source

http://www.linux.com

2,500 years ago, the Chinese philosopher Confucius asked Lao-tzu, the founder of Taoism, "What is Tao?" Lao-tzu opened his mouth but said nothing. Confucius left with a smile, but his students were puzzled. Confucius explained, "Lao-tzu has passed us the Tao. In his mouth, there are no teeth but only a tongue.

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