Patrice Riemens on Sun, 1 Dec 2013 19:24:01 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> a free letter to the creative commons and for the


> On 30/11/13 20:01, "�zgür K." wrote:
>> a free letter to the creative commons
>> and for the consideration of authors
>> choosing non-commercial and no derivatives licenses;
> a free letter to the free software movement
> thanks for your great work
> you seem to agree with some aspects of freedom, as inherited from
> millennia after millennia of struggle, throughout cultures, and shared
> between millions of people before you.
> so please stop referring to free culture and freedom as something that
> could exist in a world of private ownership of the material means of
> industrial production. And stop supporting corporate ownership in what
> you call the tangible or material realm.
> it confuses people and distracts from the the real issue at hand, which
> is not some bits, bytes and other code, but something material: housing,
> heating, eating and spaces to play in the sun, wind and rain.
> mp

waaaow Folks,

As if life wasn't already difficult enough trying to explain the 'non
trivial' differences between Free and Opens Source Software, now we
introduce dissention within the Free Software (movement) itself. Am I
happy to be born French - gimme 'logiciel libre' anytime!

Cheers from the TacTech 'F/OSSopher

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