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September 30
· Free Radio Santa Cruz raided by the FCC (marcus)
May 08
· New GFDL Book! (johnnyb)
March 19
· GNOME: Java the way forward? (alex)
February 12
· Breaking the domain name monopoly (marcus)
February 09
· Does Savannah need our help? (S11 or sirian)
January 04
· 2004 In Preview (alex)
December 14
· md5rcs (brian)
· Choose Your Own Copyright (S11 or sirian)
October 04
· Refuse to devide users! (wolfgangj)
October 03
· We used it like Free Software (wolfgangj)

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Free Radio Santa Cruz raided by the FCC
By marcus, Section Diaries
Posted on Thu Sep 30th, 2004 at 15:12:16 GMT
Just in from KGNU:
On Wednesday September 29th at 9:20 AM armed federal marshalls and FCC agents served a warrant at the studio of Free Radio Santa Cruz. They have confiscated equipment and shut down the broadcast.

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New GFDL Book!
By johnnyb, Section Diaries
Posted on Sat May 8th, 2004 at 03:17:57 GMT
Hello friends! It's been a long time since I posted, but I thought I'd point out my new GFDL book is on Amazon.com. The book is available on preorder at Amazon.com or available immediately from amazon.co.uk and also available immediately at booksamillion.com.

The book is called Programming from the Ground Up and is an introduction to programming using Linux assembly language (and, since I'm talking strictly about the kernel here, it really is Linux and not GNU/Linux). It's licensed under the GFDL. Anyway, it's been a long road, but I've finally made it!

If anyone wants to talk about the book, please feel free to email me at info@bartlettpublishing.com. Also, if you'd like my company to publish your GFDL or Creative Commons book, feel free to email me as well.

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GNOME: Java the way forward?
By alex, Section Diaries
Posted on Fri Mar 19th, 2004 at 21:49:39 GMT

GNOME - the GNU desktop project - is about to release version 2.6, the latest and greatest release of a project that has been really moving over the past few years. A single-minded focus on key project goals, alongside corporate involvement, has fuelled development to new peaks. But, is the project heading toward a key point? A point where big decisions have to be made to keep up the pace of development, or even speed up? In short, what if the project started to be replaced by parts written in a higher level language, such as Java?

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Breaking the domain name monopoly
By marcus, Section Diaries
Posted on Thu Feb 12th, 2004 at 02:33:22 GMT
Have you ever used a domain name? Of course you have. Many of you even posess a domain name. This usually means that they are paying an annual fee to a company or organization responsible for the management of the top level domain they use. However, why do you need to pay an annual fee to uphold your registration? And why do you have to pay at all for such a virtual entity as a domain name? Read on to find out, and what can be done about it.

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Does Savannah need our help?
By S11 or sirian, Section Diaries
Posted on Mon Feb 9th, 2004 at 03:25:04 GMT
Since November 27, only one project has been added to Savannah: the Savannah administration project. 199 projects remain in the queue, though I feel this number would be larger were it not for the queue's own effect on new project submissions. Furthermore, the new Gna! has been started by Savannah developers Mathieu Roy and Loic Dachary. What's going on? Note: this diary contains baseless speculation.

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· 2004 In Preview

Sunday December 14th
· md5rcs

Tuesday October 14th
· Choose Your Own Copyright

Saturday October 4th
· Refuse to devide users!

Friday October 3rd
· We used it like Free Software

Wednesday September 24th
· Blocking Site Finder at the DNS library level

Sunday August 24th
· SCO: a different point of view.

Sunday June 15th
· Free (or at least open source) software gaining foothold in Brazil

Sunday June 8th
· Why I'm hacking dmd

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· Linux chosen (instead of M$) in München

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