1. Endless Computer, code dumps and free software

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    On the libreplanet mailing list, a user recently asked for opinions on the response the members of the Endless Computer project gave when asked why they are not releasing their whole software stack as free software. One paragraph in particual caught my attention:

    Finally, any successful free software project needs …

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  2. Why permissive licenses miss the point

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    Recently, I came across the Occupy GPL website (now redirecting to choosealicense , here is a mirror), that was aimed at exposing reasons against the use of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

    Their manifesto starts by saying "The GPL is not a free license". This is because, in their opinion …

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