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FSF Fall 2010 bulletin articles start to appear

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Dec 22, 2010 05:15 PM
The first three articles from the latest issue of the FSF bulletin are now online.
A strong free software movement focused on the principled issues of software freedom — and a strong FSF in particular — will determine what freedoms the next generation of computer users enjoy. At stake is no less than the next generation's autonomy.

— Benjamin Mako Hill, writer, technologist and FSF board member

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In the first article, operations manager at the FSF, John Sullivan talks about how the lending problem is an artificial scarcity in the digital age.

In the second, Benjamin Mako Hill — a member of the FSF's board of directors — confronts the fact that free software is sometimes not as high quality or featureful as proprietary alternatives and that most free software projects aren't particularly collaborative.

Finally, and by no means least, fellow FSF board member Bradley M. Kuhn leads us down memory lane and talks about the licensing woes and dilemmas faced by some high-profile free software projects in 'The Saga of the Sun RPC code'.

If you'd like to write an article for the next issue of the FSF's bulletin, published in June 2011, please send an article outline in OpenDocument, HTML or plain text formats only, to no later than April 15th.

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