[pp.int.general] free software video streaming (was: RMS public speech in Paris after the PP-EU conference)
Patrick Godschalk | Piratenpartij
patrick.godschalk at piratenpartij.nl
Wed Feb 13 19:04:03 CET 2013
Not to be nitpicky, but hasn't SWF been, for all intents and purposes, licensed as free software since around 2008, excluding the Sorenson Spark stuff?
On Feb 13, 2013, at 3:24 PM, Richard Stallman wrote:
>> 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
> www.fsf.org www.gnu.org
> Skype: No way! That's nonfree (freedom-denying) software.
> Use Ekiga or an ordinary phone call
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