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- Computer science : The study of how computers work, and the algorithms, data structures and design principles used in their operation and programming.
- Copyleft : The use of traditional copyright and intellectual property law to pursue goals of open sharing and collaboration.
- Free Software Foundation : Massachusetts-based non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman to support the free software movement.
- Free software : Software that can be used, studied, and modified without restriction; and redistributed under these terms.
- GNU Free Documentation License : A copyleft license for free documentation of software, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU project.
- GNU : A free operating system modeled after AT&T's UNIX, originally announced by Dr. Richard Stallman on September 27th, 1983. The acronym GNU stands for "GNU is not Unix" and is intended to be a play on words.
- Grav-mass : A parody of Christmas invented by Richard Stallman, held in honour of Isaac Newton's birthday.
- Kerala : A State of south-western India.
- Lawrence Lessig : (1961-) American lawyer and professor; Board of Trustees, Freedom House; advocate for strong reform of intellectual property and copyright laws.
- Linux naming controversy : A dispute between the Free Software Foundation and various Linux-supporting groups over the naming of operating systems that are based on the Linux kernel and use GNU utilities.
- Linux : A free and open source operating system kernel designed by Linus Torvalds. The kernel is typically augmented by a plethora of other software, creating a Linux distribution.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology : A private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological research.
- Open source software : Software where the source code is freely modifiable and redistributable.
- UNESCO : Specialized agency of the UN, created in 1946, to aid peace by promoting international cooperation in education, science, and culture.