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All boys dream of being knights, don’t they?
Some weeks ago I received news that the embassy in Berne had unsuccessfully been trying to contact me under FSFE’s old office address in Zurich. This was a bit odd and unexpected. So you can probably understand my surprise to … Continue reading
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It’s time for the community to take charge of its brand
There are a couple of “beginner’s mistakes” when thinking about Free Software in general and its commercial application, in particular. One is to believe there was a substantial difference in the software referred to by the terms “Free Software” and … Continue reading
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Back from GPLv3 conference in Tokyo, Japan
Today is my first day back in office after the GPLv3 conference in Tokyo, Japan. Great thanks and compliments go to the Free Software Initiative Japan (FSIJ) for organising such a professional and interesting conference in Akihabara, where dead geeks … Continue reading
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Update: Fellowship crypto card with PCMCIA and for SSH logins
After figuring out how to use the Fellowship crypto card with a PCMCIA reader and then setting up SSH authentication with the card, I had a lot of fun with my card at the United Nations and elsewhere. And so … Continue reading
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Authenticating SSH logins with the Fellowship crypto card
There is a German aphorism that would translate to "ask someone holes into their stomach." If that were true, Werner should have holes in his stomach from my questions — but at last the SSH login with the Fellowship crypto … Continue reading
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Fellowship crypto card: the cool way!
From the very first day we started planning the Fellowship about 1.5yrs ago, I always wanted a PCMCIA smart card reader for my notebook. Believe it or not: The design incorporated that idea from the start. When you plug the … Continue reading
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GPLv3: Official start of the revision process
MIT lecture room 10-250 in Boston just saw the release of the the first discussion draft for version 3 of the world’s first Copyleft and most used Free Software license, the GNU General Public License (GPL). As expected, it contains … Continue reading
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RMS Interview: Free Software as a Social Movement
For your pre-Christmas reading, and to possibly evade the stress this season usually brings, ZNet carries a very interesting interview with Richard Stallman, titled "Free Software as a Social Movement". For those familiar with his writings, much will be familiar, … Continue reading
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Will Microsoft support the development agenda at WIPO?
Jonathan Murray, Microsoft’s CTO for the EMEA region felt compelled to comment on our recent announcement of the GPLv3 revision process for 2006. Naturally, I was interested to see what he had to say. Unfortunately he only seemed to go … Continue reading
MyKolab.com: Building the Open Source Cloud service that was missing
In January this year we started the MyKolab beta phase and last week we finally moved it to its production environment, just in time for the Swiss national day. This seemed oddly fitting since the Swiss national day celebrates its … Continue reading →