Human Rights Require Software Freedom

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http://techrights.org – Summary: A few takes and clarifications about what Microsoft et al. are attempting to do to NGOs by giving them ‘free’ (gratis) copies of binaries without long-term commitment Environmentalists and activists are rarely Microsoft-tolerant. To them, Microsoft represents many of the things which they actively work against and over the weekend I received mail from one such group whose entire facilities were possibly being moved to Free software for idealogical reasons. It is necessary for independence, no surveillance, and denial of hypocrisy. It’s not just about cost at all. (General)