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Green groups and social justice orgs fight DRM

Peter Brown, executive director of the Free Software Foundation, sez, “An international coalition of environmental and social justice groups have signed a statement condemning DRM and specifically the DRM in Microsoft’s Windows Vista, looking to promote awareness of computer user Read More

Microsoft cannot declare itself exempt from the requirements of GPLv3 (Brett Smith/FSF)

Microsoft cannot declare itself exempt from the requirements of GPLv3  —  “Microsoft has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the software industry for many years, and has sought to attack free software for almost as long,” Free Software Foundation says  —  Read More

BBC picketed over use of Microsoft DRM

Cory Doctorow: The DefectiveByDesign folks picketed outside of the BBC last week to protest the Beeb’s adoption of Microsoft DRM for their Internet TV service, iPlayer. The BBC has chosen to webcast its programming under a set of restrictions that Read More