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==Free Art==
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There is no Free Art Definition, but the [http://artlibre.org/licence/lal/en/ Free Art License] is in the spirit of this definition.
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==Free Roleplaying==
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The [http://www.freeroleplay.org/ Free RPG Community] (or FRPGC) is a volunteer organisation dedicated to [[Definition|free content]] advocacy for roleplaying games. The Free RPG Community believes that all material for roleplaying games should be shared freely without monopolistic restrictions.
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==Free Software==
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Cf. the [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html Free Software Definition].
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==Internet Engineering Task Force==
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The [http://ietf.org/ Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)], which is the body governing the drafting and evolution of Internet protocols - without which the Internet, an unified interconnection of physically disparate networks, couldn't even exist -, has [http://www.rfc-editor.org/copyright.html rules] concerning the rights that are granted on its published documents. Although a [http://www.rfc-editor.org/copyright.html#derivs subtle restriction] on derivative works makes some of these documents not completely free, it is a good example of how Free Content's essential freedoms can be fruitfully applied to promote scientific and technical progress.
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==Libre.org==
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Cf. the [http://communities.libre.org/ Libre Communities] site for associated definitions, including Libre Knowledge.
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==Open Knowledge==
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Cf. the [http://www.okfn.org/okd/definition.html Open Knowledge Definition].
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==Open Source==
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Cf. the [http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php Open Source Definition], but note the [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-for-freedom.html philosophical differences] to the Free Software movement; also note that the term is, in spite of its definition, somewhat diluted, especially in contexts other than software.

Revision as of 15:11, 24 April 2011

Free Art

There is no Free Art Definition, but the Free Art License is in the spirit of this definition.

Free Roleplaying

The Free RPG Community (or FRPGC) is a volunteer organisation dedicated to free content advocacy for roleplaying games. The Free RPG Community believes that all material for roleplaying games should be shared freely without monopolistic restrictions.

Free Software

Cf. the Free Software Definition.

Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), which is the body governing the drafting and evolution of Internet protocols - without which the Internet, an unified interconnection of physically disparate networks, couldn't even exist -, has rules concerning the rights that are granted on its published documents. Although a subtle restriction on derivative works makes some of these documents not completely free, it is a good example of how Free Content's essential freedoms can be fruitfully applied to promote scientific and technical progress.

Libre.org

Cf. the Libre Communities site for associated definitions, including Libre Knowledge.

Open Knowledge

Cf. the Open Knowledge Definition.

Open Source

Cf. the Open Source Definition, but note the philosophical differences to the Free Software movement; also note that the term is, in spite of its definition, somewhat diluted, especially in contexts other than software.