Straits Times of Singapore: Software ‘should be given away free’

“Richard Stallman speaks intensely about how copyright,
monopolies and big-business software development should be

“When The Straits Times took him to Sim Lim Square and showed
him pirated software copies there, all he would say was: “They’re
not exactly in the same spirit as the Free Software Movement, but
they’re not exactly wrong. They’re getting it to the people at a
price they can afford. That’s a good thing.”

“What really bugs him is that the near-monopolistic structure of
the software industry is strangling small businesses.”

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