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Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

DDoS attacks are a way to keep corrupt corporations honest, according to an anonymous member of DerpTrolling, who gives us an inside look at the self-proclaimed gods of the Internet.

By October 7, 2014


Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video

In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.

By April 25, 2013


Richard Stallman: Break free of e-book 'chains'

His views rile up plenty of people, but the free-software movement founder raises real concerns about e-book restrictions. Taxing ISPs isn't the solution, though.

By June 7, 2011


Stallman: Chrome OS is 'careless computing'

Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman, who has spoken out about his disdain for cloud computing in the past, extends his criticism to Chrome OS in a recent interview.

By December 14, 2010


Stallman: GPL doesn't guarantee software freedom

Richard Stallman acknowledges that the GPL can't guarantee software freedom, but Apache licensing just might.

By October 20, 2009


Richard Stallman finds a home

Richard Stallman gets a GPL house, while Steve Ballmer may need something to help him relax.

By September 12, 2009


Stallman warns of Mono 'risk'

This story has been edited to clarify Miguel de Icaza's position on Mono and the risk of patent infringement.

By July 1, 2009


Stallman warns of Mono 'risk'

The GNU project founder has urged developers to drop use of the open-source toolset, saying it could expose their work to legal action from Microsoft.

By June 30, 2009


Ubuntu misses Stallman's cloud-computing rant

When choosing an IT system, you don't choose what will be most profitable for your vendor. You choose what works, and SaaS and open source "just work."

By October 1, 2008


It's time to embrace software's auto-update era

As software becomes a constant work in progress, it's time to let its makers bear responsibility for keeping it current.

By December 20, 2010