Hinduonnet: Liberating cyberspace: Interview with Richard M. Stallman, founder, Free Software
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Date: 10 Feb 2009 23:09
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
What do you think are the major threats today to the freedom that you have been working for? One threat is that of hardware, whose specifications are a secret. It is hard to write free software to talk with a device if the manufacturer won’t tell you how to use it. Yet another threat comes from laws that forbid some free programs. Software patents are an example of such a law. India is currently trying to allow software patents through a sneaky route.
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