While browsing the Web i have found the video presentation "Free Software and the Matrix" by Alexandre Oliva. Just take some time, watch this presentation and you will see how much the movie "The Matrix" discusses the issues of the Free Software movement.
While reading some FSF Blogs i found a link to a license quiz where you can test your knowledge of the GPL and LGPL.. If you want to test your knowledge of the GPL and LGPL than try the license quiz. I remember that i had found this test already some years ago but forgot Read more »
I’m back from the SFSCon and the first international FSFE Fellowship Meeting in Bolzano (Italy). For me i can say that it was a great event and it gaves me the opportunity to meet a lot of great people from the Free Software Foundation Europe and around Free Software in general. The Fellowship Meeting was Read more »
I have tried Fedora Core 6 and was really impressed. After installation Fedora detected my PCMCIA Cardman4040 card reader. On Ubuntu and Debian i had to patch GnuPG to get support for this device. As far as i know this device is officially supported only in GnuPG 1.9.x, so probably the Fedora team has taken Read more »
I have found this interview of Peter Brown, executive director of the Free Software Foundation. He described his work as "to get the message of free software outside the hacker world": When you ask people about free software they should instinctively believe in free software. Just like people say ‘I recycle my cans,’ but don’t Read more »
On the first Open Mind Commons (OMC) Workshop Sun Microsystems released two draft specifications for Digital Restrictions Management (DRM): DReaM-CAS (Conditional Access System) and DReaM-MMI (Mother May I) and a free (as in freedom) prototype implementation of the DReaM-CAS conditional access system. So far it isn’t anything special that the industry works on DRM systems. Read more »
"Is Free/Open Source Software the Answere?" was the topic of a panel discussion at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Tunis on 18 November 2005. People like Richard Stallman, Bruce Perens and Mark Shuttleworth participated in it. Now the recording of this panel discussion is available at http://www.iosn.net/regional/wsis-2005
I think this could be interesting for people not subscribed to the GPLv3 mailing list too. Through the mailing list i got a bittorrent source (http://gplv3.fsf.org/av/gplv3-draft1-release.ogg.torrent) where you can download a video recording of the MIT conference about GPLv3. While Richard Stallman talks about threats for the free software community to which the new license Read more »