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The most important work for freedom that this culture has seen in generations
by Matt Lee published Jan 27, 2011
"The Free Software Foundation and Richard Stallman's work represents the most important work for freedom that this culture, the American culture, has seen in many many generations because it takes the ideas of freedom and it removes it from the ivory tower, and it removes it from lawyers, and places it in a community—a technology community—that is one of the most important communities defining the contours of freedom that most people in our culture and increasingly around the world will know." — Lawrence Lessig, founder of Creative Commons.
Located in FSF Appeals / 2010
The patent threat from Apple
by Zak Rogoff last modified Jan 11, 2013 10:37 AM
Steve Jobs went on record vowing to "destroy" Android because he felt Apple deserved an exclusive right to make touch-based smartphones. Jobs obviously did not have the best interest of smartphone users in mind, seeking to restrict options to his proprietary and restrictive devices. But are threats like this credible? How could Apple get rid of Android?
Located in Campaigns
the problem with the iPhone
by Ward Vandewege published Jan 12, 2007 last modified May 17, 2010 04:45 PM
The iPhone will be a walled garden.
Located in Blogs / Community
News Item The problems with Apple aren't just outages, they are injustices
by Greg Farough published Dec 11, 2020 last modified Aug 26, 2021 11:36 AM
Located in FSF News
The stakes are higher
by libby last modified Nov 27, 2012 11:22 AM
Located in Bulletins / 2012 / fall
The War on Sharing: Why the FSF cares about the RIAA lawsuits
by John Sullivan published May 14, 2009 last modified May 17, 2010 04:45 PM
Located in Blogs / Community
News Item RealAudio broadcast Tuesday October 3rd a "Day Against DRM"
by Matt Lee published Oct 03, 2006 last modified Oct 03, 2006 02:10 AM
HAZMAT SUITS DESCEND UPON FLAGSHIP APPLE STORES IN NEW YORK AND LONDON - protesters label Apple products defective and hazardous to users, and declare Tuesday October 3rd a "Day Against DRM"
Located in FSF News
Blog Entry Pascal source code US Department of Justice Investigating Novell/CPTN Deal Further
by Brett Smith published Feb 04, 2011 last modified Feb 04, 2011 10:55 AM
A couple of weeks ago, we posted the OSI and FSF's joint position statement to the US Department of Justice about Novell's proposal to sell its patents to the newly-formed CPTN Holdings. Yesterday we learned that the DOJ has sent a "Second Letter" to both companies, asking them to provide more information about the deal.
Located in Blogs / Licensing
Установите программы, поддерживающие ODF
by ineiev published Jun 18, 2015
Поскольку ODF — это стандарт, любым разработчикам позволено создавать всевозможные программы, которые могут создавать документы в этом формате.
Located in Русский / Campaigns / Open Document
Blog Entry chemical/x-pdb VLC developer takes a stand against DRM enforcement in Apple's App Store
by Brett Smith published Oct 29, 2010 last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:45 AM
Rémi Denis-Courmont is one of the primary developers of the VLC media player, which is free software and distributed under the GPL. Earlier this week, he wrote to Apple to complain that his work was being distributed through their App Store, under terms that contradict the GPL's conditions and prohibit users from sharing the program.
Located in Blogs / Licensing

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