A nice posting about "free software" in an ideal world. The writer makes some pretty good point imho.
See for yourself.
"The only thing that's free is the sun!"
Talking about free software, MyIE2 is a great interface that installs on top of Internet Explorer. It has a built-in popup-blocker and many cool features like tabbed interface, aliases, mouse gestures, ...). Check it out and donate some money to the poor guy ;)