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Send a letter to the Boston Public Library

by Matt Lee last modified Jan 30, 2006 01:53 PM

"I therefore urge the Boston Public Library to terminate its association with OverDrive Audio Books, and adopt a policy of refusing to be agents for the propagation of Digital Restrictions Management."

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New version of the Broadcast Flag threatens free software

by Matt Lee last modified Jan 27, 2006 05:42 PM

A new version of the Broadcast Flag bill seems to give the FCC and broadcasters the authority to regulate the transfer of legally obtained digital audio from the receiving device to any other device, including your computer.

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2005 Free Software Award Winner Announced

by Matt Lee last modified May 19, 2011 12:54 PM

Boston Massachusetts, USA - Wednesday January 25, 2006. At the ceremony for the 2005 Free Software Awards, Richard Stallman presented Andrew Tridgell with the award for the advancement of free software.

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Sign pledge to refuse DRM CDs

by Matt Lee last modified Jan 11, 2006 06:47 PM

2,349 people have signed at the time of this writing.

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Can you help nipl.net with colocation?

by Matt Lee last modified Dec 15, 2005 04:28 PM

nipl.net is "free community", a server running only free software, providing extensive services to the world.

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FSF releases guidelines for revising the GPL

by Matt Lee last modified Nov 30, 2005 05:44 PM

First Public Discussion Scheduled for January

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OpenDocument Massachusetts hearing

by Matt Lee last modified Mar 26, 2008 08:27 AM

Yesterday's hearing (Monday, October 31, 2005) at the Massachusetts State House was clearly an attempt to delay adoption of OpenDocument Format (ODF) --- delivering a swipe at Peter Quinn, CIO and Director of the state's Information and Technology Division.

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European Report Threatens Consumers' Rights

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 27, 2005 05:32 PM

EFF urges a fresh inquiry into the ramifications of DRM.

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Free Software Award for Projects of Social Benefit

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 14, 2005 04:02 PM

Please send your nominations by 30 November 2005.

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RMS: The GNU GPL Is Here to Stay

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 13, 2005 06:27 PM

"There are some who say that a collaborative development model, taking advantage of these freedoms, tends to make software that is technically better. They may be right, and it would be nice if freedom brings such a practical bonus. However, the freedom itself is more important than the bonus, so the Free Software Movement focuses on the freedom."

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GNU/Linux in Italian schools

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 23, 2005 03:51 PM

Trentino-Alto Adige, a region in Italy, is switching to GNU/Linux in its Italian-language schools.

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Microsoft's Treacherous Computing

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 22, 2005 04:02 PM

Microsoft is trying some strange skullduggery with its partners in Treacherous Computing.

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Send comments to FEMA

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 08, 2005 03:08 PM

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Send comments on OpenDocument format

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 06, 2005 03:21 PM

Support the move by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts toward free software. Comments are due by Friday.

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GPL Version 3 Development and Publicity Project (GPLv3)

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 29, 2013 02:55 PM

Announcing the GPL Version 3 Development and Publicity Project (GPLv3)

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