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Red Herring: Q&A: Richard Stallman

Sep 26, 2006, 15:45 (4 Talkback[s])

"He doesn't have a cell phone. He doesn't use anything but free software. He hardly watches movies on DVDs. Free software advocate Richard Stallman is so uncompromising he refers to digital rights management as digital 'restrictions' management.

"As the founder of the Free Software Foundation and the author of the widely used GNU Public License, Mr. Stallman is not just a huge proponent of free software, he opposes what he sees as any kind of restriction on intellectual freedom. Owning a cell phone is giving into being monitored by mobile phone companies, he argues..."

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