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  • Stallman joins the Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more

    According to Richard Stallman, godfather of the free software movement, Facebook is a "monstrous surveillance engine," tech companies working for patent reform aren't going nearly far enough, and parents must lobby their children's schools to keep data private and provide free software alternatives.

    Written by Jon Gold24 March 15 04:13
  • 'Free Unix!': The world-changing proclamation made 30 years ago

    It was 30 years ago today -- which is to say Sept. 27, 1983 -- that the seeds were planted for both Linux and the open source software movement, though neither is called that name by the man who help set both of them into motion, the irascible Richard Stallman.

    Written by Joab Jackson27 Sept. 13 20:44
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  • Can digital rights management and the open Web coexist?

    The Netflix-backed Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) proposal, and recent revelations that requirements for DRM in HTML5 are confidential, have generated furor among advocates of the Open Web. Let's cut through the hyperbole.

    Written by Chris Minnick and Ed Tittel28 May 14 22:54
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