The FSF: 30 Years of Building the Future

By Dr. Brian Sovryn When one looks at how much proprietary hardware and software is out there today (think Apple, Microsoft, and Alphabet/Google services and products), it may be hard to believe that the movement to try and open up at least the software-end of this problem has been around for 30 years now. And it is a problem. If you can’t look at the code of the software you are using, you can’t be sure it’s doing what “they” say it does, nor can you genuinely have control of that software.
Fortunately, our “closed garden” present isn’t without its heroic opponents: Enter the Free …read more