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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 09, 2010 04:11 PM
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Single-board computers and software freedom

Single-board computers (SBCs) are computers delivered as one circuit board that are powerful enough to run a real operating system. SBCs are typically inexpensive and versatile, making them an exciting tool for a wide range of applications, from education to scientific research. But there's a problem; all of the SBCs currently available have major flaws -- hardware that doesn't work without running a nonfree program.

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GNU/Linux chosen as operating system of the International Space Station

This is a wise choice for the space station, and a high-profile victory for software freedom. It brings good publicity for free software, demonstrating its respected position in the world of science and technology.

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GNU Hackers Meeting 2013: August 22-25 in Paris, France

We are happy to announce the seventh GNU Hackers Meeting, which will take place from August 22 to August 25 2013 in Paris, France.

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Is It Ever a Good Thing to Use a Nonfree Program?

It can be a good thing, "when the use of the nonfree software aims directly at putting an end to the use of that very same nonfree software."

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Free software advocacy internships: Apply by May 15th

Do you believe that control over our computers is important to a free society? Do you want to help people learn why proprietary software and Digital Restrictions Management are harmful? Do you want to fight for software freedom?

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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry

35 new GNU releases this month (as of April 30, 2013)

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The W3C's Soul at Stake

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.

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Introducing Saurabh, FSF campaigns intern

Hi, I'm Saurabh. I'm working as an intern with the campaigns team during the spring semester.

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