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FSFE-Germany defending Freedom in the streets!

http://www.fsfe.org

"Last Saturday (22.9) a couple of Fellows, including myself joined the demonstration "Freiheit statt Angst" (Freedom instead of Fear) in Berlin, Germany. The demonstration's focus was protesting against "Anti-Terrorism" legislation that severly threatens our civil liberties in Germany and Europe...."

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How Not To Build An E-Commerce Site With Rails

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"Derek Sivers, quite the Rails champion when he decided to rebuild his CD Baby e-commerce site using Rails two years ago, has now admitted defeat. After two years of wrestling with Rails while building the new site, Sivers along with coder Jeremy Kemper, decided to face up to reality. Kemper went off to 37signals and Sivers rebuilt the entire site in PHP in just two months.

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SELF: sharing knowledge about Free Software

http://www.selfproject.eu

"The launch of the SELF Platform and the conference held in Amsterdam were streamed on the internet..."

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The problem with the computer industry under capitalism - Free Software the answer?

http://www.marxist.com

Not only do you not own that copy of Microsoft Word, that video game, or even that MP3 player, but like most people using commercial software (be it pirated or paid for in a shop), you also don't own any other way of accessing your information...

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The inevitability of free software

http://innovations.ziffdavis.com

“What would happen if arithmetic hadn’t been in the public sphere?” he asks. “What if, before doing something that involved arithmetic, you had to stop at the arithmetic store? Over time, the arithmetic owners would get very rich, but there would be a noticeable gap in the production of arithmetic, which would get more expensive without getting better.”

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One Laptop Per Child on google video

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A video on olpc in google-video watch it.

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Berners-Lee challenges 'stupid' male geek culture

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

"The inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has called for an end to the "stupid" male geek culture that disregards the work of capable female engineers, and puts others off entering the profession."

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The Long Road To Free Software in Quebec.

http://www.savoirfairelinux.com

"...The modernization of our Public Administration imperative and because this modernization will only come to be if we can control our own information system, the need for a resolute and informed policy on the use of Free Software within Quebec’s public administration is long overdue..... "

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The GNU Manifesto by Richard M. Stallman - Free eBook

http://manybooks.net

Written by Richard Stallman in 1985. Genuine Free Software history. Courtesy of Free Library specialists: Manybooks.

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Would Dostoevsky Use the GPL?

http://blog.linuxtoday.com

To GPL or not to GPL: What Would Dostoevsky Do?

"Thou wouldst go into the world, and art going with empty hands, with some promise of freedom which men in their simplicity and their natural unruliness cannot even understand, which they fear and dread- for nothing has ever been more insupportable for a man and a human society than freedom."

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Defending Openness

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Things have been going pretty well for open source and open standards recently... But elsewhere, other open movements are still in the early stages of the struggle against forces pushing closed, proprietary standards.

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Divining from the Entrails of Ubuntu's Gutsy Gibbon

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Make no mistake -- due to the energy that the Ubuntu community and Canonical, its corporate arm, have put into improving the desktop, this popularity is well-deserved. Yet, at the same time, I find myself wondering whether user-friendliness must inevitably mean discouraging users from exploring their systems or taking firm control over them.

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Toward An Effective "Anti-Piracy" Policy

http://blue-gnu.biz

Ars Technica's Ken Fisher suggested in his article, WGA failure highlights major flaw in Microsoft's anti-piracy strategy, that Microsoft needs a new "anti-piracy" strategy. I not only agree that they need a new strategy, I'll even go so far as to help them craft it.

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Reflections on the Revolution

http://blue-gnu.biz

Revolutions are often thought of as loud, lenthy and noisy affairs. They are also perceived as an event where one could, if passionately engaged, suffer major tissue trauma. Many in revolutionary fevor have taken it as far as to assume room temperature for their troubles.

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Libre vs Non-Libre: It All Comes Down To Trust

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In the wake of the Windows Update fiasco, LinuxInsider quoted Stephen O'Grady's explanation of why users trust GNU/Linux more than Windows where the auto-update features are concerned. His explanation really hits the nail on the head - it all comes down to trust.

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