It All Began With Stallman

Free water The water we drink was once upon a time free. It was a free gift from nature. Gradually that changed. Even 20 years back people in my village could not believe that in cities they sell water. But now it's a reality everywhere and soon enough water became a political issue. So lot … Continue reading It All Began With Stallman

OSS, FOSS are diluted propitiatory software

IN 1983 the Free software movement began to free users from the chains of propitiatory software. At that time nobody gave or ascribed much importance to it. Companies and developers thought it was some Utopian idea and one that's never going to fulfill its goals. So none cared about ‘the ethics’ at that time. Only … Continue reading OSS, FOSS are diluted propitiatory software

Social Justice Warriors Are Like Policemen With Guns on the Street

American police is killing about 1,000 black people every year. Those are innocent unarmed black people. You may be wondering why police is killing these poor people. You may think that American policeman are bad, brutal criminals. Please don't think like that. American police is brave, it is patriotic. They cannot kill people without any … Continue reading Social Justice Warriors Are Like Policemen With Guns on the Street

In the Absence of Richard Stallman OEM Source Software (‘Open Source’) is Trying to Hijack Even Emacs

In 1983 an unknown (at the time) person began the Free software movement — a movement by which to free users from the software chaining them with corrupt copyright laws. He and his group, the Free Software Foundation, worked for decades to turn the idea into reality. Now millions of people are using their software … Continue reading In the Absence of Richard Stallman OEM Source Software (‘Open Source’) is Trying to Hijack Even Emacs

Techies Should Not Dictate the Free Software Movement

In 1983 Richard Stallman, a great thinker and technologist of our time, began the Free software movement. Its purpose was to produce software that respected users' rights. Stallman did this because he saw the injustice proprietary software was doing to users. He could not bear that injustice and therefore he started the Free Software movement … Continue reading Techies Should Not Dictate the Free Software Movement

Use and throw culture based on lies can’t be coming from Free Software philosophy

In any society there will always lot of heavy works to be done. Sometimes it may not be visible and sometime its happen as a sudden disaster. For example 9/11 was a sudden disaster. 2,977 people got killed immediately. The twin towers fell down. Huge amount of debris and dust piled up. Nobody knows whether … Continue reading Use and throw culture based on lies can’t be coming from Free Software philosophy

Free software is not an ethical issue, its a user right issue

In 1983 Richard Stallman began the battle of software freedom. Nobody was with him at that time. He alone fought for it. This happened when he faced an injustice while using the Xerox printer software. So he decided that he will work for creating softwares that give justice to its users. So he started developing … Continue reading Free software is not an ethical issue, its a user right issue

No justification for Stallman’s resignation

Richard Stallman, the founder of Free Software Movement, resigned. Did he do something wrong? No. He had some wrong beliefs that he openly told to a semi private email list. Thats a good thing. He openly said things. So others get opportunity to correct him. Right? No. It created a land slide. Finally he was … Continue reading No justification for Stallman’s resignation

How Richard Stallman repealed Dodd-Frank Act

After 2008 financial crash, US government come up with a new law called Dodd-Frank Act. It put new regulations to bankers so that there will not be any more financial crisis in the future. But bankers dont like regulation. So there were lot of discussions against the law in the media and other events, and … Continue reading How Richard Stallman repealed Dodd-Frank Act

Open source is just OEM source software

Open source software is just fake name used for a trojen horse to destroy Free Software Movement, which is defending the right of users. It is nothing but a new name for the old concept of OEM. OEM means Original Equipment Manufacturer. It is a company that produces parts and equipment that may be marketed … Continue reading Open source is just OEM source software

What is Free Software and Copyleft?

During 1983 Richard Stallman of MIT got some particular idea about software usage. It was about giving full rights to software users. He called it Copyleft. Its inverted copyright. The concept of copyleft was described in Richard Stallman's GNU Manifesto in 1985. You can read more about it here. Based on that he created 4 … Continue reading What is Free Software and Copyleft?

Do not make free software as your source of income, it will make you weak, politically

When Richard Stallman began Free Software Foundation in 1984 there was nobody to help him. There is no money. So he cannot recruit anybody to work for the foundation. So he volunteered for that work saying himself “Stallman dont need any money so recruit him!”. Rest of the 2 decades nobody cared about free software. … Continue reading Do not make free software as your source of income, it will make you weak, politically

Things we miss while punishing Richard Stallman

[I am not an English speaker. But I am not sorry for that. Because bloody English is part of bloody British colonialism from that we are still suffering.] The beginning Richard Stalman, the founder of Free Software Foundation, was forced to resign from his own institution that he created and built. This became a big … Continue reading Things we miss while punishing Richard Stallman

MIT has a long history of normalizing evil

Liberal outrage and white supremacy: the case of Epstein MIT’s role in vast crimes against non-white individuals seems to matter less to the university establishment In recent weeks, condemnations of MIT’s Media Lab — a place usually lavished with praise — kept rolling in. The lab’s director, Joi Ito, was criticized for taking billionaire Jeffrey … Continue reading MIT has a long history of normalizing evil