Tag Archives: Free Software


F-Droid: The Android Market That Respects Your Rights

F-Droid: The Android Market That Respects Your Rights

Android’s meteoric rise in popularity is due, in no small part, to the fact it is an open source project. Any manufacturer in the world is free to grab the latest Android source code, modify it however they wish, and redistribute it in binary form on their devices. This gave rise to the myriad of


Petition To Expand US Government Use of Free Software

A petition has recently been put up on “We the People” that suggests the US government looks to expanding their use of free and open source software in an effort to cut spending. “We the People” is a section of the White House’s official website where any citizen can submit petitions and have the rest

Free Vs Open

Open Source Versus Free Software

While open source software and protocols have been an important part of the Internet since their inception, today we’re seeing an explosion of open source projects entering the mainstream conciousness. From web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome wresting control from Internet Explorer, to the staggering success of Google’s Android mobile operating system, we may