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ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...

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EFF Wins Petition to Inspect and Modify Car Software
2015-10-27
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Librarian of Congress has granted security researchers and others the right to inspect and modify the software in their cars and other vehicles, despite protests from vehicle manufacturers.

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EFF Wins Petition to Inspect and Modify Car Software
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Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Librarian of Congress has granted security researchers and others the right to inspect and modify the software in their cars and other vehicles, despite protests from vehicle manufacturers.
Free Software Foundation
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Article
A non-profit corporation founded to support the free software movement.
Open-source Software
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Article
Computer software that is available in source code form for which the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that permits us...
Permissive Free Software Licence
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Article
Philosophy of the GNU Project
Article
Free Software Foundation
A collection of essays dealing with the ideas behind the GNU Project.
Protect your freedom and privacy; join us in creating an Internet that's safer from surveillance
Rogoff, Zak
Article
2013
Free Software Foundation
In order to defang surveillance programs like PRISM, we need to stop using centralized systems and come together to build an Internet that's decentralized, trustworthy, and free "as in freedom."
The Software Freedom Movement
Nicolson-Owens, Jeff
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Nicolson-Owens thinks that Alfredo Lopez’s article, "Stallman, FOSS and the Adobe Nightmare," gets some of Richard Stallman’s message wrong and ends up giving the open source movement credit for a fre...
Stallman, FOSS and the Adobe Nightmare
Don't Say Stallman Didn't Warn You!
Lopez, Alfredo
Article
2013
CounterPunch
If the users don't control the program, the program controls the users. Free Open Source Software gives control to users, whereas proprietary software gives control to the corporations that own the so...
Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance
O'Brien, Danny
Article
2013
Electronic Frontier Foundation
One of the trends we've seen is how, as the word of the NSA's spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. With a few ...
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
I'm putting more trust in communities than corporations
Gillmor, Dan
Article
2015
Backchannel
Gillmor discusses how we are losing control over the technology tools that once promised equal opportunity in speech and innovation.
Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software
Stallman, Richard
Article
2009
Free Software Foundation
An article decoding the important differences in terminology, underlying philosophy, and value systems between two similar categories of software.
Why We Need "Free Software" Voting Machines
Nicolson-Owens, Jeff
Article
2004
Counter Punch
Argues that voting machines can’t be made more trustworthy by making source code to them available. The benefits for sharing and modifying voting machine source code lie elsewhere. Voting machine soft...


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