Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jan 2012 19:12 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Late last year, president Obama signed a law that makes it possible to indefinitely detain terrorist suspects without any form of trial or due process. Peaceful protesters in Occupy movements all over the world have been labelled as terrorists by the authorities. Initiatives like SOPA promote diligent monitoring of communication channels. Thirty years ago, when Richard Stallman launched the GNU project, and during the three decades that followed, his sometimes extreme views and peculiar antics were ridiculed and disregarded as paranoia - but here we are, 2012, and his once paranoid what-ifs have become reality.
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If you want to truly support the Free Software Movement, the least you could do is actually using it.

I agree, but putting money where your mouth is, seems so incredibly hard to do, since convenience is king and features gained fall under the largest possible umbrella of entitlement.

In a few years we will see who are the haves and who are the have-nots.

Edit: added quote.

Edited 2012-01-03 14:11 UTC

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