BBC Trust to meet with Open Source Consortium over iPlayer

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Slashdot is reporting that the BBC Trust are going to be meeting with the Open Source Consortium over the BBC's new on-demand iPlayer video service. The service is currently planned to utilise Microsoft DRM technology, which of course will be a problem for anyone wanting to enjoy the content somewhere other than Windows.

"With the Launch of the BBC's iPlayer imminent, the BBC trust has agreed to hear ...

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Welcome to Gobuntu

It's official: the free (as in freedom) edition of Ubuntu has been named Gobuntu.

Mark Shuttleworth describes in his blog:

Thanks to Colin and Evan’s efforts we now have daily images of a freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu, “Gobuntu”. This is a call for developers who are interested in pushing the limits of content and code freedom - including firmware, content, and authoring infrastructure, to join the team and help ...

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KDE 4 Alpha 2 released

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Forgive me, as I'm a few days late with this news, but the KDE Project have announced that Alpha 2 of the upcoming major KDE 4.0 release is now available.

The KDE Community is happy to announce the immediate availability of the second alpha release of the K Desktop Environment. This release comes straight out of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland where aKademy is currently taking place ...

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