What is Free Software?
Contrary to what most assume, Free Software does not mean Free as in Free Beer, it means Free as in Freedom, and it is incredibly important to technology.
Recently especially, many more public institutions such as Schools and Universities have been relying on proprietary software such as Zoom – this is bad for a number of reasons (why you should stop using Zoom).
There is a fantastic TEDx talk given by the founder of the Free Software Foundation and movement, Richard Stallman, which I highly recommend you watch to learn more about the issues:
Watch: Free Software TEDx Talk--------
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This post was written by Karl Swanepoel