Below is the table of contents for a transcript I just put online of a 2006 talk by Richard Stallman on "Free Software and the Future of Freedom".
Twenty years ago, someone made a transcript of a free software talk he gave in Stocholm. There are quite a lot of similarities between the 2006 version and 1986 version.
Here's the 2006 transcript:
And here are the sections. Each item is a link to that section of the transcript:
- What is free software?
- Why are these the essential freedoms?
- Freedom two
- Freedom zero
- Freedom one
- Freedom three
- Directly funding free software development
- Comparing free and proprietary software
- The situation in 1983
- Choosing the Unix design
- The name "GNU"
- GNU and Linux
- Software freedom needs to be widely understood
- We urgently need people to work on "stage 2"
- Today, we have enemies
- We need to stop wasting our market power
- Treacherous Computing
- The DMCA and EUCD laws
- Software patents
- More legislative battles to come
- Free software and schools
- St. IGNUcias and the Church of Emacs
- Question #1: Can you comment on Mono?
- Question #2: What do you think of BSD licences?
- Question #3: What if people violate our licences?
- Question #4: It should be made clearer that publishing modifications is optional
- Question #5: Does your halo contain proprietary software?
- Question #6: Can you comment on the Creative Commons licence(s)?
- Question #7: Do you know any free culture organisation?
- Question #8: Shouldn't free software be expensive because it is valuable?
- Links for further reading