Tag Archives: Free Culture

Anti-copyright

From Wikipedia Anti-copyright refers to the complete or partial opposition to prevalent copyright laws. Copyright is known as the owner’s right for copies to be only made by the owner or with his/her authorisation in form of a licence. The classic argument … Continue reading

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Richard Stallman :Free as in Freedom

From Wikipedia Richard Stallman at the University of Pittsburgh2010 Born March 16, 1953 (age 61) New York City, United States Nationality American Other names RMS, St. iGNUcius (avatar) Alma mater Harvard University,Massachusetts Institute of Technology Occupation President of the Free Software Foundation Known for Free software movement, GNU,Emacs, GCC … Continue reading

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The Pirate Bay

From Wikipedia   The Pirate Bay logo Drawing of a 3-masted sailing ship with Home Taping Is Killing Music cassette & crossbones Web address https://thepiratebay.se/ (.org until 2012) uj3#HUNNA SOSAon (Needs to be added by an admin) (.onion backup URL) Slogan “The … Continue reading

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Join Our Censorship Protest!

by Jane Wells Have you been paying attention to all the hubbub online about the proposed U.S. legislation (SOPA/PIPA) that threatens internet freedom? I wrote about it last week over on WordPress.org, but the gist is this: there’s a bill in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Thank You for Protecting Wikipedia

by Wikipedia https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/SOPA/Blackoutpage The Wikipedia blackout is over — and you have spoken. More than 162 million people saw our message asking if you could imagine a world without free knowledge. You said no. You shut down Congress’s switchboards. You melted … Continue reading

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WEB GOES ON STRIKE

On Jan 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to … Continue reading

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What people want from technology

What people want from technology is usually pretty clear… People love huge open libraries of music, books and video. They don’t like censorship and legal landmines that get you sued for making amazing things. They love privacy and open platforms … Continue reading

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Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge-SOPA and PIPA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more Why is Wikipedia blacked-out? Wikipedia is protesting against SOPA and PIPA by blacking out the English Wikipedia for 24 hours, beginning at midnight January 18, Eastern Time. Readers who come to English Wikipedia during the blackout will not be … Continue reading

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Wikipedia’s community calls for anti-SOPA blackout January 18

Posted by Sue on January 16th, 2012 Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 (you can read the statement from the Wikimedia Foundationhere). The blackout is a … Continue reading

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FREE AS IN FREEDOM[CN]

理查·马修·斯托曼(Richard Matthew Stallman,简称rms,1953年3月16日-)是美国自由软件运动的精神领袖、GNU计划以及自由软件基金会(Free Software Foundation)的创立者。作为一个著名的黑客,他的主要成就包括Emacs及后来的GNU Emacs,GNU C 编译器及GDB 调试器。他所写作的GNU通用公共许可证(GNU GPL)是世上最广为采用的自由软件许可证,为copyleft观念开拓出一条崭新的道路… Continue reading

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