Linux Party [warning political]

Simon Morris mozrat at
Fri Mar 18 11:33:48 UTC 2005

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 09:07:16 +1100, Ben Finney <ben at> wrote:
> >
> > That why I suggested a Free Software Party originally, called the
> > Linux Party, perhaps Free Software Party would be better even if less
> > catchy.
> I think naming the party after a single software program is even more
> silly than naming it after the name of a single corporation.  Having
> "free" in the name seems a good step.
> How about Digital Freedom party?  (most of your issues are with
> restriction of freedoms in the digital sphere)
> Free Culture party?  (software is culture, and the issues you speak of
> affect culture more broadly than just software)

I like this idea. You need to spread the culture of Free software as
well as the end product (Linux and GNU)

A good hook here would be campaigning against the kind of practices
that Music companies employ to prevent our freedom (DMCA)



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