A video: Free software pioneer Richard Stallman talks to Mashable


Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often abbreviated “rms“,[1] is an American software freedom activist and computer programmer. In September 1983, he launched the GNU Project[2] to create a free Unix-like operating system, and has been the project’s lead architect and organizer. With the launch of the GNU Project, he initiated the free software movement and, in October 1985, set up the Free Software Foundation.

His video and summary of his talk can be found here: If You Want Freedom, Don?t Use Proprietary Software

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