Free software is software that respects your freedom and the social solidarity of your community. So it's free as in freedom.Richard Stallman
If ebooks mean that readers' freedom must either increase or decrease, we must demand the increase.Richard Stallman
In the free/libre software movement, we develop software that respects users' freedom, so we and you can escape from software that doesn't.Richard Stallman
In the US, you even lose legal rights if you store your data in a company's machines instead of your own. The police need to present you with a search warrant to get your data from you but if they are stored in a company's server, the police can get it without showing you anything.Richard Stallman
Sharing is good, and with digital technology, sharing is easy.Richard Stallman
Value your freedom or you will lose it, teaches history. 'Don't bother us with politics', respond those who don't want to learn.Richard Stallman
When I launched the development of the GNU system, I explicitly said the purpose of developing this system is so we can use our computers and have freedom, thus if you use some other free system instead but you have freedom, then it's a success. It's not popularity for our code but it's success for our goal.Richard Stallman
With paper printed books, you have certain freedoms. You can acquire the book anonymously by paying cash, which is the way I always buy books. I never use a credit card. I don't identify to any database when I buy books. Amazon takes away that freedom.Richard Stallman
is a famous American free software activist and computer programmer,
who was born on
March 16, 1953. As a person born on this date, Richard Stallman is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (March 16) and the 39th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on March 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
Richard Stallman is the 415th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Richard Stallman's birthday, Richard Stallman is the 2763rd most famous American and ranks 9th in famous people born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Richard Stallman ranks as the 4982nd
most popular famous person, and the 20th most popular activist / civil rights leader of all time.
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