Founder of the Free Software
Foundation and one of the most popular figures in open-source. A complete nutjob
of a person.
Bill Gates evil for asking users to stop pirating his software
(a version of BASIC)
has accused the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation of ruining many third-world countries
-Richard Stallman says
that proprietary software
is outright evil
is obsessed with the phrase "GNU Slash Linux" and will correct
anyone who calls it just "Linux" to no end. He's also been known to refuse speaking requests to those that don't use "proper" terminology.
, in his new GPL
v3, won't let any GPL'ed software be used on hardware that implements DRM, hurting relations with hardware vendors.
"Protesting against proprietary
software in April 2006, Richard
Stallman held a 'Don't buy from ATI, enemy
of your freedom' placard at a speech by an ATI representative in the building where Stallman works, resulting in the police being called"
You can't make this