Copyright laws soon to become a problem? COPYLEFT is the answer

Free Software – Logiciel libre – Software libre

US software freedom activist and computer programmer:
Richard Stallman

“Democracy is sick in the US, government monitors your Internet” – April 16, 2009

American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking.

Stallman interview on free software

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Canada’s Fishy “Lawful Access” Bill

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“Canada is a popular destination for those who like to fish, but the Canadian government is attempting to spark what may be the country’s largest-ever fishing expedition into its citizens’ private online data.” Continue reading

Prelude to October 7 : Internet keeps information flowing from Occupy Wall Street Protests

“44% of people of Americans get most of their news from internet, not Mainstream Media” Allen Roland

Interview with Allen Roland, OnlineColumnist
Protests against poverty, unemployment and social inequality are spreading across several Metropolitan cities in the US, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.  SEE MORE VIDEOS – Continue reading

Internet freedom of speech and censorship : Where Is Activist Post?

Obstacles to the free flow of information online. Please see the legend for more details / Wikimedia Commons *

Where Is Activist Post?

By Scott Lazarowitz
reasonandjest.com

It appears that one of my newest favorite websites, Activist Post (www.activistpost.com) has been taken down by its host, Blogger.com. Activist Post posts original articles and articles from other websites that highlight the news items of what various government agencies and the military are up to, and investigative reporting on the latest injustices Continue reading

Windows 8 secure boot would ‘exclude’ Linux

Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel / Wikimedia Commons *

If the draft for UEFI is adopted without modification, then any system that ships with only OEM and Microsoft keys will not boot a generic copy of Linux.

The extension of Microsoft’s OS monopoly to hardware would be a disaster, with increased lock-in, decreased consumer choice and lack of space to innovatetheregister.co.uk Continue reading

How to observe comet Elenin with Stellarium

How to observe the comet Elenin with Stellarium / Comment observer la comète Elenin avec Stellarium

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Continue reading