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Microsoft Exploits Feynman Lectures to Spread Lock-in, Does the Same in HPC

In another assault on open access and free (libre) science, Feynman's work is being seized by a proprietary software vendor and wrapped in proprietary formats.

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Created by komrad 14 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 14 years 39 weeks ago
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Creative Commons Releases Free Content/Software with LiveContent DVD

The Creative Commons released LiveContent 2.0 a Free Live DVD. We checked it out and wanted to give you an overview of what it’s all about. Basically, it’s a Fedora Live DVD with free and open source content, that comes loaded with Creative Commons’ (CC) licensed material and all you favorite FOSS programs.

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Defending Openness

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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Academia's Open Access movement mirrors FOSS community

Free and open source software (FOSS) has roots in the ideals of academic freedom and the unimpeded exchange of information.

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