An up-to-date look at free software and its makers


Article from Issue 115/2010

Free software has been confronted with many an accusation in its time, but could it conceivably infringe on weapon export regulations? SourceForge is facing legal issues, and Jajuk steps in as a DJ and statistics expert.

In an attempt to stay friends with less cyber-friendly voters, politicians assert that the Internet must be governed by laws. The age-old populist trick is employed of spreading fear, predicated on the idea that the Internet is a chaotic place, where only the fittest survive and the weak are left to the mercy of the elements.

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