[pp.int.general] free software video streaming (was: RMS public speech in Paris after the PP-EU conference)
rms at gnu.org
Wed Feb 13 15:24:11 CET 2013
> we use http://www.ustream.tv/ but as far as I remember from PPI
> I think it requires nonfree software -- if there is doubt, it would
> be good to double-check.
yes, it does require flash. content-wise, the lock into proprietary
software also results in adding adverts on the video stream (sometimes
about direct competitors, which in case of the PP might be other
Please don't stream my talk that way.
If you want to stream it, please use a method that lets users
watch without running nonfree software.
Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin St
Boston MA 02110
Skype: No way! That's nonfree (freedom-denying) software.
Use Ekiga or an ordinary phone call
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