Newest FSF Board Member Hill Discusses Free Software Goals

“‘I’m a bit of a rebel,’ Benjamin Mako Hill says, ‘with rather
too many causes.’ Best known for his many roles in Debian, Hill is
also a member of the Ubuntu Community Council, an advisor to One
Laptop Per Child, a director of Software Freedom International, and
the originator of several free software projects–to say nothing of
an active voice for the Free Culture Movement, and the occasional
organizer of such activities as last fall’s iPod Liberation Event
in Cambridge, Mass. Hill recently took on his largest challenge yet
as the youngest director on the Free Software Foundation’s board of

“Hill ‘represents fresh, young blood,’ says Peter Brown, the FSF
executive director. ‘He’s very much a community person…'”


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