Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Berlin 13th July 2013
@carolina
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Once upon a time
Until 1970 software was „free“
Hackers ...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
In the 70's software
industry grows, and
begins to use t...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
In the 70's software
industry grows, and
begins to use t...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
FSF free software definition
(1986)
Freedom 0: The freed...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
FSF free software definition
(1986)
Freedom 0: The freed...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Hello open source (1998)
1.Netscape adopts free software...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Open source (1998)
1.Free Redistribution
2.Source Code
3...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Free software as Free as in freedom
Ethical values
A soc...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Free software as Free as in freedom
Ethical values
A soc...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
The use of technology matters
PRISM Surveillance – Faceb...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Social responsability matters
● In a world in change tec...
Free sofware vs open source
because social responsibility matters
Free software servers
http://riseup.net (USA)
http://aut...
Free software vs Open source at Geekgirlmeetup BLN 2013
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  1. 1. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Berlin 13th July 2013 @carolina
  2. 2. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Once upon a time Until 1970 software was „free“ Hackers shared their knowledge based on software freedoms Users could copy Distribute Study Modify Improve the software
  3. 3. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters In the 70's software industry grows, and begins to use technical measures to prevent computer users to be able to study and modify the software
  4. 4. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters In the 70's software industry grows, and begins to use technical measures to prevent computer users to be able to study and modify the software
  5. 5. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters FSF free software definition (1986) Freedom 0: The freedom to run the program for any purpose. Freedom 1: The freedom to study how the program works, and change it to make it do what you wish. Freedom 2: The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor. Freedom 3: The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements (and modified versions in general) to the public, so that the whole community benefits.
  6. 6. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters FSF free software definition (1986) Freedom 0: The freedom to run the program for any purpose. Freedom 1: The freedom to study how the program works, and change it to make it do what you wish. Freedom 2: The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor. Freedom 3: The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements (and modified versions in general) to the public, so that the whole community benefits.
  7. 7. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Hello open source (1998) 1.Netscape adopts free software licence 2.The term “free” is very ambiguous 3.The term makes a lot of corporate types nervous 4.Strategic way of focusing in the technical aspects
  8. 8. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Open source (1998) 1.Free Redistribution 2.Source Code 3.Derived Works 4.Integrity of The Author's Source Code 5.No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups 6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor 7.Distribution of License 8.License Must Not Be Specific to a Product 9.License Must Not Restrict Other Software 10.License Must Be Technology-Neutral
  9. 9. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Free software as Free as in freedom Ethical values A social movement that defends the right to Freedom Collaborative and cooperative practices Transparency, security, solidarity Sometimes using it does not mean having the best software but supporting freedom Not paying services don't not mean free of charge. Your are paying with yout data. Free software guarantees that the software will continue to be free, open source does not.
  10. 10. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Free software as Free as in freedom Ethical values A social movement that defends the right to Freedom Collaborative and cooperative practices Transparency, security, solidarity Sometimes using it does not mean having the best software but supporting freedom Not paying services don't not mean free of charge. Your are paying with yout data. Free software guarantees that the software will continue to be free, open source does not.
  11. 11. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters The use of technology matters PRISM Surveillance – Facebook, twitter, google ACTA Patents – Software patents Vs Privacy Net neutrality Open data Access to information Access to knowledge
  12. 12. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Social responsability matters ● In a world in change technology is not neutral ● Maybe the goal of women is not to become Google CEO but to build a better world ● We should ask ourselves about the goal of technology ● Open source sold as a fashion, is „cool“ but cool for what? ● Under the umbrella of open source the same „winner“ culture values persist ● Time to defend freedom as in free software ● Freedom is a human right
  13. 13. Free sofware vs open source because social responsibility matters Free software servers http://riseup.net (USA) http://autistici.org (ITA) http://marsupi.org/ (ESP) http://www.free.de/ (GER) http://so36.net (GER) https://www.boum.org/ (FR) http://nodo50.org (ESP) http://pangea.org/ (ESP) Alternative social networks https://joindiaspora.com/ http://n-1.cc/ http://kune.cc/ https://identi.ca/ Alternative internet https://github.com/rossjones/alternative-internet

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