Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman

The intersection of ethics, law, business and computer software is the subject of these essays and speeches by MacArthur Foundation Grant winner, Richard M. Stallman.

Description

This collection includes historical writings such as The GNU Manifesto, which defined and launched the activist Free Software Movement, along with new writings on hot topics in copyright, patent law, and the controversial issue of “trusted computing.”

Table of Contents

  • The GNU Project and Free Software
  • What’s in a Name?
  • Copyright, Copyleft
  • Software Patents: Danger to Programmers
  • The Licenses
  • Traps and Challenges
  • An Assessment and a Look Ahead

Book Details

Author(s): Richard M. Stallman
Format(s): PDF
File size: 1.52 MB
Number of pages: 278
Link: Download.








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