by mattl Contributions — Published on Aug 11, 2010 11:59 AM
Heed this Dennis Bell
- Windows Phone 7: the best choice for Patent Trolls. — by Free Software Foundation — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:42 AM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, October 8th, 2010 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today issued a warning to consumers over Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 Phone Series. The software release is backed by a reported 400 to 500 million dollar marketing campaign that aims to distract consumers from its history of abusive behavior, and recent actions as a patent troll: attacking free software based phones like Android.
- Windows Phone 7: the best choice for Patent Trolls. — by mattl — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
- On Monday October 11, 2010 Microsoft will release Windows Phone 7 software, backed by the largest phone marketing campaign in history: reports estimate costs at between 400 and 500 million dollars.
- Interested in free video formats? We need your help! — by John Sullivan — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
- We're looking for a few volunteers willing to commit an average of a few hours per week as reliable technical consultants helping people transcode their videos to free formats like WebM and Ogg Theora.
- The FSF and Project Harmony — by brett — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
- Explaining the FSF's position on Project Harmony
- When a company asks for your copyright — by Richard Stallman — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
- Companies that develop free software and release it under the GNU GPL sometimes distribute some copies of the code in other ways. If they distribute the exact same code under a different license to certain users that pay for this, typically permitting including the code in proprietary programs, we call it "selling exceptions". If they distribute some version of the code solely in a proprietary manner, we call that releasing a purely proprietary version of the program.
- Free Form: Free Software News for September 29th 2010 — by mollydb — last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:42 AM
- Recently, in free software news, Richard Stallman protested representatives of the European Patent Office giving a presentation in Australia concerning software patents. Trisquel released their newest LTS version, codename: Taranis. The chief architect of Apple's compiler group answered a question about the upstream potential of their work on the GNU Compiler Collection.