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Here’s FREE, a song for a free mind and the struggle for a free society. Also a contribution to this year’s Software Freedom Day (SFD) and the campaign for Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) spearheaded in the Philippines by the Computer Professionals Union (CPU).
Thanks to everyone who listened and downloaded the song at Reverb Nation and Jamendo! Thanks to everyone who shared, posted, tweeted and blogged about it, and bought a copy at Band Camp! Thanks a lot for the continued support to makibaka music and this makabayang OPM artist. Rakenrol!
(Update October 2, 2011) Free has been listed along with two other songs at the Resources page of the Software Freedom Day wiki. Thanks a lot softwarefreedomday.org! An OGG version is available at the wiki page wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/Resources/FreeASongForSoftwareFreedom.
Below is also a video featuring the song and with behind-the-scenes footage of Software Freedom Day Philippines. Thanks Developer Society!
This year, Software Freedom Day will be hosted by the University of Santo Tomas. The festive, educational, and liberating celebration of software freedom in the Philippines is organized by the Computer Professionals’ Union. For more details, read the wiki at their website. To learn more about what Software Freedom Day is all about, browse softwarefreedomday.org.
It has been a week since we in KODAO Productions and colleagues from the Computer Professionals Union came to Cebu to facilitate the successful AOM 2.0 workshop on new media, digital activism, and filmmaking. Mary Joyce and Lynn Casper of DigiActive joined and helped us with AOM 2.0. The workshop’s success can be attributed with the participation of organizations from all over the country and the generosity of the institutions and people’s organizations in Cebu. Continue reading