“Document Freedom Day”: a day for celebrating information accessibility for all people everywhere and for raising awareness of open standards. The open software movement and the corporate desire for it to end is very much like the American Second Amendment “Gun Control” movement — Software Patents are not about software and Gun Control is not about guns, but both are about CONTROL. And it behooves us as a global community to promote freedom and oppose protectionism in whatever form it may appear.
Why Liberated Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before
Stallman writes about the importance of liberty in software today, especially regarding exploitation of the end user by for-profit entities and the various means they use to clandestinely effect such exploitation.