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A note on Information and Technology Freedom

Freedom in the IT sectors has always meant how convenient any part of it is for the people/ programs who use it. A free program is not only free of cost but a good free program may contain one or more of the following features. A good free program may be

Free of cost: People don't have to buy such a program. It is available for them totally free of cost. They may download it, take it from a friend and even re-distribute it. The program manufacturer does not cost any fee to do any of the above mentioned task.
Easy Availability: A good free program shall be available easily. Whether from the Internet, from a CD/DVD, in the from of easily available transportable files, on user networks etc.