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[FSF] Lessig on software freedom (an excellent video)

From: Free Software Foundation
Subject: [FSF] Lessig on software freedom (an excellent video)
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 13:55:43 -0500 (EST)
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Dear Free Software Supporter,

As you know, we've been collecting videos from prominent FSF supporters on
the importance of the free software movement and FSF's work.  We just
received an excellent video from legal scholar Lawrence Lessig--it's short
and really worth watching:


If you like it as much as we do, promote it on Reddit and Digg:

* Digg:
* Reddit:

This is big-picture.  Lessig calls our movement "the most important work
for freedom that this culture... has seen in many many generations"
because it is "defining the contours of freedom" that most people will

Lessig also explains how free software inspires and provides a basis for
work (like his own work as founder of Creative Commons) to further expand
freedom in areas like music, art, education and science.

This video is great for people who know about Creative Commons but don't
know the free software movement, or for people who know what free software
is, but don't grasp the vision behind it!  Please, share it with your


And of course--if you're inspired by this video as we are--spread freedom
by joining Lessig and thousands of other free software supporters in
becoming a Free Software Foundation member.


Thank you,

Peter and the Free Software Foundation team

Peter Brown
Executive Director
Free Software Foundation

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