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Internet Openness and Free Software

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Copyright
i give you a license to use whatever I created as long as you obey the following terms:
-don't share
-Don't show in public
-Pay a set price
Copyleft
I give you a license to use my intellectual property in whatever way you want as long as you let others do the same with the product you have created with my stuff
Copyleft
General method for making a program free, and requiring all modified and extended versions of the program to be free as well
Free Software
Software that respects users' freedom and community
Free Software
Uses have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software
4 Essential Freedoms of Free software
The freedom to run the program, for any purpose (Freedom 0)
4 Essential Freedoms of Free software
The freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish (Freedom 1)
4 Essential Freedoms of Free software
The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor (Freedom 2)
4 Essential Freedoms of Free software
The freedom to distribute copies of your modified version to others (Freedom 3)
GNU
GNU's Not Unix
GNU
Operating system that is a completely free software and upwardly compatible with Unix
GNU
OS that Meets the four essential freedoms of Free Software
Richard Stallman
Made the initial announcement of the GNU Project in September 1983
Traditional
This type of software is distributed in machine readable format, hard to reverse code and understand
New Style
Copyleft programs release both the binary and the human understandable program in this type of software
General Public License (GPL)
It is the type of license used to "copyleft"
Copyleft
Slang term, informal, does not refer to any law other than the copyright law
Free Software
Software that is copyleft and open source
Creative Commons (CC)
A GPL like licensing scheme that allows you to more finely define what other people can do with your content - WIkipedia uses this
Linux
Operating system started by Linus Thorvalds, created online by thousands of collaborations who changed one little bit of code at a time
Linux
Operating system that both Yahoo and Google use
Apache
Server Application, gives you access to web files
Apache
40-50% of the serer marker - 70% of most visited 1000000 servers
Five Pillars (Wikipedia)
is an encyclopedia for the benefit of its readers
Five Pillars (Wikipedia)
is free content that anyone may edit
Five Pillars (Wikipedia)
works by building consensus
Five Pillars (Wikipedia)
has a code of conduct
Five Pillars (Wikipedia)
does not have firm rules