Category Archives: Your Rights

Hard Choices in the Face of Intimidation

Paul Murphy of CIO Today writes “Jefferson’s dictum that “the price of freedom is eternal vigilance” has been offered as both rationale and mantra for probably hundreds of distinct political and economic movements, including the Berkeley Free Speech Movement led … Continue reading

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Tax Time

It is tax preparation season again. The IRS has links to several companies that will do free online Tax preparation and filing. I have used TaxAct for several years now and it works fine in Mozilla.

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The Open Source Monopoly

Lajos Moczar has written a thoughful essay on the dangers of allowing commercial Open Source endeavors to dominate the Free Software Movement. He does an interesting job of classifying “Open Source” into two catagories of models: the Volunteer Model and … Continue reading

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Adobe Reader 7.0 Beta for Linux

I recently went to the IRS website and was happy to find all kinds of intelligent PDF forms. I was frustrated by the fact that once filled out however, I couldn’t save them under Linux. The Acrobat Reader version 5 … Continue reading

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Editorial on Free Software

Many new readers might have some questions regarding Free Software. Techimo has a nice Editorial about the Free Software Foundation.

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