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- "Oscar" awarded to W3C for Best Supporting Role in "The Hollyweb" — by Libby Reinish — last modified Jun 25, 2013 05:39 PM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, May 3, 2013 -- Today, the Free Software Foundation's Defective by Design (www.defectivebydesign.org) campaign rolled out the red carpet and staged an impromptu awards ceremony during a petition delivery action outside of the W3C's offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- The W3C's Soul at Stake — by Richard M. Stallman — last modified May 02, 2013 02:07 PM
- The World Wide Web consortium is considering a proposal to specify standards for HTML extensions to implement Digital Restrictions Management (DRM). The proposal is supported by Netflix, Microsoft, Google and the BBC.
- FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom: ThinkPenguin USB Wifi adapter with Atheros chip — by Joshua Gay — last modified May 01, 2013 09:29 AM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 — The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the TPE-N150USB Wireless N USB Adapter, sold by ThinkPenguin. The RYF certification mark means that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy. The TPE-N150USB can be purchased from http://www.thinkpenguin.com/TPE-N150USB. Software certification focused primarily on the firmware for the Atheros AR9271 chip used on the adapter.
- The FSF is hiring: Seeking a full-time outreach and communication coordinator — by John Sullivan — last modified May 21, 2013 10:56 AM
- The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect freedoms critical to the computer-using public, seeks a motivated and organized tech-friendly Boston-based individual to be its full-time outreach and communication coordinator.
- Introducing Saurabh, FSF campaigns intern — by Zak Rogoff — last modified Apr 24, 2013 07:39 PM
- Hi, I'm Saurabh. I'm working as an intern with the campaigns team during the spring semester.
- International coalition of Internet freedom organizations urges W3C to reject Encrypted Media Extensions, a proposal to build Digital Restrictions Management into the Web — by Zak Rogoff — last modified Jun 25, 2013 05:25 PM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 -- Today a coalition of twenty-seven organizations released a joint letter to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Web's standards-setting body, condemning Encrypted Media Extensions (EME). EME is a proposal to incorporate support for Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) -- the systems used by media and technology companies to restrict watching, sharing, recording, and transforming digital works -- into HTML, the core language of the Web.