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GNU, GPL, Open Source It's been a while since we caught up with Stallman. But a couple months ago we took a look around at what's happening with law, politics and technology and realized that he maybe perhaps his extremism and paranoia were warranted all along. So when we were contacted by an Iranian Linux publication and asked if we would like to publish an English translation of a recent interview they had done with Stallman, I thought that it was a particularly rich opportunity.
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Anyway. Stallman is an egoistic ungrateful jerk...


...who just happened to have been correct this whole time. Stallman never doubted the limitless depths of greed for money or power. IMO he understood, from the very beginning, the evils of human nature & where it would lead us concerning technology. Look around you, things that he's been ranting about for the past few decades are coming true. And, unfortunately, it's going to get a whole lot worse before it gets any better.

Everyone thought that he was crazy, but he wasn't. In fact, we was smarter than all of us. We're just now catching up, mentally, to where he was when he started his whole crusade. The difference? He knew it would happen, whereas we actually had to see it with our own eyes.

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