[pp.int.general] Oracle / Java put embargo to Russia

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Mon Aug 11 03:44:51 CEST 2014

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There are many implementations of Java.  One of them is free software.
If the implementation of Java in java.com is proprietary, to use it is
to make a mistake.  If some sort of blockage prompts Russians to
switch, good for them!

See http://gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important.html.
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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