[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?

~ Argure

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
>    parties...)
> 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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