[linux-elitists] Socialist Software Organization

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Sat Nov 29 19:28:46 PST 2003


begin Mr. Bad quotation of Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 11:51:04PM -0500:

> So, are there any organizations out there who are addressing Free
> Software from a Marxist standpoint? Like, socialist groups who are
> promoting FLOSS, or FLOSS groups with a socialist background and
> agenda? Or even incidences of support for FLOSS or electronic freedom
> issues by established socialist groups or parties (probably more
> chance of this in Europe, I'd guess)?

You could go to a meeting of Communications Workers IU 560,
Local 23, of the Industrial Workers of the World, and see how
many of the members are using Free Software:

http://www.iww.org/iu560/local23/

I met a member at Usenix last year, and he was running one of
the free OSs.  The IWW web site is hosted at CCCP.

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Don Marti
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