Category Archives: Free

I dedicate this song to Will, Kate, and the Queen

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Richard Stallman working

Can an Internet-savvy Philippines Politician promise better internet for all?

As a Filipino Internet user, I wish a Philippine politician/group would promise what the Canadian Democratic Party did.

  • We will apply the proceeds from the advanced wireless spectrum auction to ensure all Canadians, no matter where they live, will have quality high-speed broadband internet access;
  • We will expect the major internet carriers to contribute financially to this goal;
  • We will rescind the 2006 Conservative industry-oriented directive to the CRTC and direct the regulator to stand up for the public interest, not just the major telecommunications companies;
  • We will enshrine “net neutrality” in law, end price gouging and “net throttling,” with clear rules for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), enforced by the CRTC;
  • We will prohibit all forms of usage-based billing (UBB) by Internet Service Providers (ISPs);
  • We will introduce a bill on copyright reform to ensure that Canada complies with its international treaty obligations, while balancing consumers’ and creators’ rights.

The Story of Linux: Commemorating 20 Years of the Linux Kernel


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My concerns regarding NTC getting more powers

Govt Web Control

I hope I’m wrong…

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What Creative Commons was for

What Creative Commons was for

It’s cool that Lawrence Lessig included the Philippines in the video.

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Revolution OS: The film that introduced me to Free Software

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Free: Energy, Software, and World

My wish is to see in my lifetime is free energy powering free software in a free world.

Free Software: more than just the free price

Right now all I can have is Free Software since it costs nothing to use it (if you don’t count the electric and Internet bill that is). I’ve decided to use Trisquel-Slaine GNU/Linux because it is on par with Ubuntu’s latest release: Maverick. It is Linux blob-free and uses less proprietary software than Canonical’s Ubuntu. I’ve also implemented a Mono Apt-pin to ensure that I won’t accidentally download an application that depends on it. I’m thinking of a way to get a totally free hardware/BIOS (via Leemote Yeelong laptop) for my computing needs. As usual this needs money…sigh. Continue reading

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