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LinuxPR: RMS Becomes CEO of FreeDevelopers.net

Jan 09, 2001, 22:37 (2 Talkback[s])

"No, not Chief Executive Officer, but Chief Ethics Officer."

"Richard Stallman, philosopher and founder of free software, has accepted the position of Chief Ethics Officer at FreeDevelopers. The position of Chief Ethics Officer involves making sure that the general principles of the Free Software Movement will be followed, including in particular license criteria. This is the beginning of the judicial branch in the checks and balances, democratic structure forming at FreeDevelopers."

"FreeDevelopers is an international professional organization of free software developers, whose goal is to replace all proprietary software with free software, worldwide."

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