Below the fold are thirteen links to the most important statements from Richard Stallman, father of GNU (GNU’s Not Unix), and arguably the most important mind responsible for starting the Open Source Everything revolution. He prefers the term Free.
It’s the latest in a long line of high-profile victories for the open source movement. As recently as a decade ago, the worlds of both government and business worried that using open source software would open them up to bugs, security holes, and countless lawsuits. But despite these early fears, open source came to dominate the digital landscape.