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Wired: What's So Free About This DVD?

Mar 28, 2003, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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 others..."

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