Activists trick-or-treat for free software at Windows 8 launch event — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software

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Activists trick-or-treat for free software at Windows 8 launch event – Free Software Foundation – working together for free software on Fsf

New York, New York, USA — Thursday, October 25th, 2012 — Today visitors to the primary Windows 8 launch event were greeted by an unexpected and uninvited visitor — a gnu. Activists, one dressed as the free software movement’s buffalo-like mascot, converged on Microsoft’s event to distribute pamphlets about the hidden dangers of Microsoft’s latest proprietary creation. The Halloween-themed action included plastic pumpkin buckets full of DVDs loaded with Trisquel, a free software distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system….

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