Printers that can be reprogrammed by malicious print jobs are a security risk. So are printers that only run code signed by the manufacturer. For real security, printers should be running free software controlled by its owners.
RMS was at the Institut Méditerranéen d'Étude et de Recherche en Informatique et Robotique (IMERIR), in Perpignan, France, on 28 October, 2011, to deliver the graduation speech, "Le logiciel libre : pratique et éthique," to the class of 2011, which was named after him.
This week there's been a lot of fuss about Amazon releasing source code for software on its Kindle devices, including the Kindle Fire. A lot of the hype we've seen is simply unwarranted; while you can download the source code that Amazon was legally required to publish, most of the software on the device remains proprietary, and every Kindle is still Defective by Design.
If your organization is using CiviCRM, I'd encourage you to attend one of these events. Thank you to Donald Lobo and Dave Greenberg for organizing this one!
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RMS was in the Aula Magna at Stockholm University, in Stockholm, Sweden, where about a thousand people came to hear him deliver his speech "Free Software and Your Freedom," on 8 November, 2011.
RMS was in San Juan del Rio, Mexico, where several hundred people were in attendance to hear him speak, on 30 May, 2011, to give his speech "El movimiento del software libre."
Join us, EFF, Demand Progress, and Fight for The Future in opposing the latest round of Internet Blacklist legislation.
We are proud to reintroduce our popular GNU/Linux Inside stickers. The new sticker features the same artwork as the classic GNU/Linux Inside sticker but is now on a much more durable sticker backing, perfect for putting on your phone or laptop. The stickers are 1-inch in diameter, and made of heavy duty aluminum.