Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Richard Mathew Stallman
Born: March 16, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA
Computer related contributions
- An American software freedom activist and computer programmer.
- Launched the GNU Project to create a free Unix-like operating system, and he has been the project's lead architect and organizer.
- He initiated the free software movement; in October 1985 he founded the Free Software Foundation.
"Anything that prevents you from being friendly, a good neighbor, is a terror tactic."