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  • IP Voice 2008 - Lisbon, Portugal - March 5th to 6th, 2008 -

    IP Voice 2008 (http://www.ipvoice2008.com/eng/index2.php) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on March 5th to 6th, 2008, and with the main audience of this conference being targeted to enterprise customers and communication carriers.

    There have been a number of Open Software Phone projects that have happened in the past year and which continue to move forward: more>>

  • Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit - Austin, Texas - April 8th to 10th, 2008 -

    Unlike a lot of the events that I discuss in my Blog, the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is a "by invitation only" event with a twist. Normally for "invitation only events", the potential attendee sits by the phone with their prom clothes on, waiting for the call that may or may not come. more>>

  • Campus Party, February 11-17, 2008, Sao Paulo, Brazil -

    After speaking at the Florida Linux Show on February 11th, I return ever-so-briefly to the New England area to re-pack my bags and head for Sao Paulo, Brazil to attend Campus Party (February 11th to 17th, 2008). more>>

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  • Waterboarding -

    During World War II, the US recognized waterboarding as a form of torture, and said so clearly.

  • The betrayal budget bill -

    The betrayal budget bill shows how Congress will try to squeeze through fast track for the TPP.

  • HK trying to take protester from parents -

    Hong Kong is trying to take a 14-year-old protester away from his parents on the grounds that they "neglected" him by not stopping him from protesting.

    The willingness to do something that everyone will regard as deceptive and cruel is a stage frequently seen on a government's path to complete tyranny. It is a way of declaring open war on human rights. Putin passed through this stage a few years ago, and Erdogan is going there now.

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    Sérgio Amadeu

    Trezentos

  • Descobertos e (re)misturados - Este artigo foi escrito por Fabianne Balvedi originalmente para a edição n.45 da Revista ABCDesign, codinome “Origens” ( http://estudiolivre.org/tiki-view_blog.php?blogId=8 ) Era junho de 2004, e eu estava em uma das apresentações mais badaladas do FISL V – Quinto Fórum Internacional Software Livre. Apesar de trabalhar com programas de código aberto desde 2001, fazia muito pouco [...]
  • CANDIDATO dos TUCANOS DEFENDEU TRABALHO INFANTIL. JUSTIÇA COMPROVA - Jonas Donizete, desesperado, despreparado, orientado pelos mesmos marketeiros de Alckmin e Serra, tentou nos programas de TV dizer que nunca tinha apresentado nenhum projeto favorável ao trabalho infantil. Como não conseguiu impedir o acesso ao projeto de lei 9236/1997, de sua autoria, no site Câmara de Vereadores, solicitou à Jutiça Eleitoral o bloqueio das denuncias, [...]
  • JONAS DONIZETE, DO PSB, DEFENDE TRABALHO INFANTIL - Jonas Donizete, candidato de Alckmin e dos tucanos a Prefeitura de Campinas, apoiado por Luiza Erundina, apresentou o vergonhoso projeto que defende trabalho de crianças a partir de 7 anos de idade. O pior é que ele mente na TV e diz que nunca apresentou o projeto. Ele aposta na ignorância. Então, desafio ele e [...]
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    GNU`s News

  • FSF Events: Richard Stallman to speak in New Delhi, India -

    This speech by Richard Stallman will be nontechnical, admission is free of charge, and the public is encouraged to attend.

    Speech topic to be determined.

    Please fill out our contact form, so that we can contact you about future events in and around New Delhi.

  • FSF Blogs: New article by RMS, "What does it mean for a computer to be loyal?" -

    We say that running free software on your computer means that its operation is under your control. Implicitly this presupposes that your computer will do what your programs tell it to do, and no more. In other words, that your computer will be loyal to you.

    In 1990 we took that for granted; nowadays, many computers are designed to be disloyal to their users. It has become necessary to spell out what it means for your computer to be a loyal platform that obeys your decisions, which you express by telling it to run certain programs.

    Richard Stallman's latest article offers a "tentative definition" of a computer that is "loyal to you," the user.
  • www @ Savannah: What Does It Mean for Your Computer to Be Loyal? -

    A new article from Richard Stallman:
    https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/loyal-computers.html

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    Debian Project News

  • DebConf15 welcomes its first eleven sponsors! - Each year for the past 14 years, Debian has held an annual conference for developers and users. Next year, DebConf15 will take place in Heidelberg, Germany in August of 2015. Nine companies had already committed to sponsoring the event by mid-November, and two more have joined since: credativ, sipgate, Matanel Foundation, Google, Fairsight Security, Martin Alfke / Buero 2.0, Ubuntu, Mirantis, Logilab, Netways, and Hetzner. Should you know of an organisation that would like to become a sponsor for the event, the DebConf team invites you to please have a look at the sponsorship brochure which has all of the details. Looking forward to a great conference!
  • Debian running on a graphing calculator - Of interest out on the web was a post from hackaday.com about Debian in use and running on a graphing calculator. The build was done using available open-source tools and an ARM emulator then uploaded to the device. Ivoah of the omnimaga forums shares the details and a how-to in greater depth along with a video in a blog post.
  • Votes on the General Resolution on init system coupling - The Debian Developer community voted and decided that no General Resolution was needed on init system coupling. The General Resolution init system coupling vote was proposed in response to a Technical Committee decision choosing systemd as the default init system for Linux architectures. Of the 5 available options for voting, option #4 “General Resolution is not required" won the vote.