Linked by Kroc Camen on Fri 10th Dec 2010 14:28 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes I know that there's a number of readers who don't like it when OSnews covers political topics, I'm one of them. These political upheavals however spell danger for operating system hobbyists and so I dedicate this article to framing the political news within the context of what we are here to read about: operating systems.
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by vince.nightshift on Sun 12th Dec 2010 14:24 UTC
vince.nightshift
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2010-05-02

"I don't necessarily think it's a counter-culture.
I think it's part of culture.
I believe in socially responsible hacking.
Technology in the deployment of technology is a great force that is
affecting the daily lives of everybody in our society today, more and
more everyday as technology speeds forward.
The employment of this technology in our daily lives brings up real
issues, issues that pertain to those basic human rights we hold,
those basic human rights of communication.
Now on the one hand the development of the laws, the acceptable societal
norms which control that technology is driven largely by commercial interest.
The hackers largely are the people's voice that can be raised up to have
an effect on the development of those rules those laws which govern the
deployment of the technology, for the people not for the commercial interest."

Eugene E.Kashpureff, New York City Hackers - Documentary

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