Subject: Stallman article on free software on CNN
From: "Michael A. Olson" <>
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 08:45:48 -0800

Richard wrote an article on free software, largely in response
to Stig Hackvan's 9/99 LinuxWorld piece.  Richard's article is
also published by LinuxWorld, which is an IDG subsidiary, which
is a CNN affiliate (if I have my relationship terminology right).

Richard's article is at

It's also linked from the "Technology" section of CNN's main Web
site, at

Readers of this list are likely familiar with Richard's position,
and won't find much new in the article.  The link from the CNN
main page is interesting, though; this introduces a large audience,
unfamiliar with the territory, to our discussions on software licensing.