Free software, you've been framed

Posted by dcparris on May 3, 2006 11:04 PM EDT
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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has always been concerned about the power of language. Most famously, it is known for insisting on the term "GNU/Linux" and giving "free software" equal billing with "open source" in order to receive its due credit. Now, as the FSF prepares a campaign to inform the general public about the dangers of digital rights management (DRM) technologies, it's struggling with the question of how to enter a debate that the opposition has defined in such a way that opposing views are discredited automatically.

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DRM = Deceptively Restricting Me grouch 1 663 May 4, 2006 7:09 AM
Stifling debate. salparadise 0 592 May 4, 2006 12:52 AM

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