“The right to read” is an article by Richard Stallman which was published formerly on an issue of Communications of the ACM and later in the book “Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman“. In the article, he discusses about the possible changes regarding the reader’s freedom due to adoption of e-books instead of traditional books. Good reading!
The right to read
[This article appeared in the February 1997 issue of Communications of the ACM (Volume 40, Number 2)].
From The Road To Tycho, a collection of articles about the antecedents of the Lunarian Revolution, published in Luna City in 2096.
For Dan Halbert, the road to Tycho began in college—when Lissa Lenz asked to borrow his computer. Hers had broken down, and unless she could borrow another, she would fail her midterm project. There was no one she dared ask, except Dan.