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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.
In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.
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.
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.
Richard Stallman acknowledges that the GPL can't guarantee software freedom, but Apache licensing just might.
Richard Stallman gets a GPL house, while Steve Ballmer may need something to help him relax.
This story has been edited to clarify Miguel de Icaza's position on Mono and the risk of patent infringement.
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.
As software becomes a constant work in progress, it's time to let its makers bear responsibility for keeping it current.
Our response to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg being named Time's Person of the Year? Um, actually, that kind of makes sense. Also, Yahoo makes some deep cuts, but the tech community rallies with job offers and free beer. And Gawker's password mess proves once again (as if you needed any proof) that you really, really, REALLY shouldn't poke the bear. We told you so. --Molly