Wired: What's So Free About This DVD?
Mar 28, 2003, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Delio)
"Go to any gathering of open-source developers and someone is
bound to tell you that free software isn't free--not free as in
'free lunch,' anyway. Free as in 'free speech.'
"Such politics have sparked another technological
transformation, this time freeing a DVD from the constraints
imposed by copyright-protection technology.
"The documentary film Revolution OS was released Friday
on DVD. The film features interviews with Linus Torvalds of Linux
fame; Richard Stallman of the GNU/Free software project; Eric
Raymond, author of Cathedral and the Bazaar (a treatise on
marketing and open source); Rob Malda of hacker discussion and news
site Slashdot; Larry Augustin, co-founder of VA Linux Systems; and