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 "In a world where cost and restrictive licensing can often mean that the the benefits of technology are not available to all, it is exciting to be part of a community that is helping to reduce such barriers."​ says Steve. "​Software Freedom is not about cost, even though such applications are usually much less expensive than their proprietary equivalents,​ it is about encouraging openness & transparency,​ providing a level playing field for innovation, and fostering cooperation and collaboration in the development of new software"​. "In a world where cost and restrictive licensing can often mean that the the benefits of technology are not available to all, it is exciting to be part of a community that is helping to reduce such barriers."​ says Steve. "​Software Freedom is not about cost, even though such applications are usually much less expensive than their proprietary equivalents,​ it is about encouraging openness & transparency,​ providing a level playing field for innovation, and fostering cooperation and collaboration in the development of new software"​.
  
-Newcastle'​s ​own LOGIN, the Linux Owners Group In Newcastle, ​will be holding ​several ​events ​over the next few weeks promoting Software Freedom Day. On the 14th September they will have a stall at the computer markets ​held in the Newcastle Basketball Stadium in Broadmeadow. They will be giving out cd'​s ​containing Free and Open Source applications for both Windows and Mac, as well as for the secure, reliable, and completely free Linux operating system. ​On the day they will be available to answer questions and will have several computers running demonstrating some of the fantastic applications ​that are available.+Newcastle'​s LOGIN, the Linux Owners Group In Newcastle, ​is holding ​two events promoting Software Freedom Day. On September ​14 they are at the computer marketsNewcastle Basketball Stadium in Broadmeadow. They will be giving out CDs containing Free and Open Source applications for both Windows and Mac, as well as for the secure, reliable, and completely free Linux operating system. ​Members ​will answer ​your questions and demonstrate ​the fantastic applications available.
  
-On the 20th September LOGIN will be holding a demonstration event at the Charlestown Community Space (located in the mall outside Charlestown Square). On the day they will be doing installations of Linux and free software applications,​ giving talks on the benefits of Software Freedom, and demonstrating the use of many applications. Members of the public are welcome to attend, as well as bring in their machines for help with installation.+On September ​20, LOGIN will be holding a demonstration event at the Charlestown Community Space (located in the mall outside Charlestown Square). On the day they will be doing installations of Linux and free software applications,​ giving talks on the benefits of Software Freedom, and demonstrating the use of many applications. Members of the public are welcome to attend, as well as bring in their machines for help with installation.
  
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