[Discuss] [csail-related] Open-source Hardware Summit Speaker submissions due tomorrow, 30 May. (It's at MIT this year!)

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Thu May 31 04:06:08 UTC 2018

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In hardware, as in software, using the term "open source" is a way of
burying the most important issues -- the issues of freedom and justice
-- under a "pragmatic" (amoral) stance.

For those of you who do care about freedom in computing, I suggest
showing your support by using the terms "free" or "libre" rather than

See https://gnu.org/philosophy/free-hardware-designs.html
and https://gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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