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Free GNU/Linux distributions

http://www.gnu.org

"Following are the GNU/Linux distributions we know of which have a firm policy commitment to only include and only propose free software. They reject non-free applications, non-free programming platforms, non-free drivers, or non-free firmware “blobs”.

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Surveillance state

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: « UK conservatives say they will end the surveillance state, but their manifesto fails to address many of the worst forms of surveillance. » — see laso: A Free Digital Society

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Without Free Software, Open Source Would Lose its Meaning

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I'm a big fan of Matt Asay's writings about free software even though I have been rather dreading the appearance of one that I knew, one day, he would write...because it would be wrong. And now he has written it, with the self-explanatory headline: “Free software is dead. Long live open source.”

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New Enclosures: Microsoft, Monsanto and Intellectual Monopolies

http://www.thenation.com

Glyn Moody: «Here's a brilliant, must-read feature exposing some of the hidden agendas of the Green Revolution and the dark side of the Gates Foundation's work in Africa.In particular, it makes explicit the symmetry of Microsoft and Monsanto in their use of intellectual monopolies to m

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Fedora Project @ SFD Philippines 2009

http://project.azneita.org

"Fedora Philippines shared a booth with LinuxChix Philippines at the recently concluded Software Freedom Day celebration at the National Computer Center in Quezon City. Ambassadors who were present for the event are Engels Antonio, Magie Antonio and Heherson Pagcaliwagan.

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Software Freedom Day 2009 in Wellington, New Zealand

http://blog.labour.org.nz

Software Freedom Day in Wellington currently discussing Free Software & Free Society...

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SFD Nicaragua 2009: Event Photos

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The SFD Nicaragua 2009 event was a huge success! via Yader Velásquez

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Happy Software Freedom Day!

http://blogs.fsfe.org

"We work for software freedom every day, but today is the day we mark to celebrate Free Software. Over 500 teams in 90 countries are holding events, meetings and parties, for example in Vienna and Leipzig..."

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International Action Day “Freedom not fear – Stop the surveillance mania!” on 12 Sept 2009

http://freedomnotfear2009.org

"On 12. September 2009 we call for the 2nd International Action Day in as many capital cities as possible around the world to demonstrate against the total retention of telecommunication data and other instruments of surveillance.

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The ethical cultivation of peer producers through norms, dialogue, and conflict

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"This article is a detailed examination of ethical cultivation as it occurs in the Debian project,.."

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Linux and Digital Rights Management (DRM)

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The principles of open source software and the film and record companies' perceived need to control how film, video and audio recordings are consumed seem incompatible. This article explores the issues.

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Why intellectual property is such a confusing concept

http://www.louigiverona.ru

An article explaining the practical reasons behind the concept of material property and lack of such behind the concept of intellectual property.

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The Stallman Paradox

http://planet.gnu.org

Until society can resolve what I will call for the first time the “Stallman Paradox”, where learning and access enabling technologies, such as for example digital books, conversely disables the freedom to read and hence more than negates the actual benefits of said access, the rush to embrace all digital libraries and textbooks is a rush to a new dark ages.

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Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political

http://transformingpower.ca

«...Envisioning and creating a new world in the soil of the old is critical to building movements for change in a society where cynicism and fear are so widespread.This vision emerges not always from thinkers on the Left but also from a broad range of actors and thinkers from the *practioners of free software* who are creating horizontal networked economic models...» — via

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Do Advocates of Net Neutrality Disturb?

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"...Recently, Net Neutrality-support association French Data Network (FDN), the first historical French ISP, underwent a sudden contract rupture from SFR, its ADSL provider. This is serious threat to Net Neutrality because this shows that big companies can have the power 1) to avoid competition 2) to control which company can or cannot provide Internet access.

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