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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 09, 2010 04:11 PM
Writing by representatives of the Free Software Foundation.

Friends don't let friends use Windows 8

Sometimes, proprietary software actually helps us fight for freedom. Windows 8 is so bad it's almost funny--it's not only proprietary software full of spyware and security vulnerabilities, but it's also confusing for would-be users. Lucky for us, Microsoft's spectacular failure is the perfect time to help people switch to free software.

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Photos and numbers from LibrePlanet

The involvement and energy of the free software community make LibrePlanet what it is: brilliant and passionate people coming together around software freedom, drinking lots of coffee and forging the future of our movement. This year, we particularly appreciated your contributions to the theme of "Commit Change": a focus on making connections to other movements and building diversity within free software.

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Celebrate LibrePlanet 2013 with this commemorative shirt!

The shirts are pearl gray, featuring the blue-and-black LibrePlanet 2013: Commit Change logo. It comes in unisex and women's sizes.

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LibrePlanet 2013 off to a great start

Yesterday was the first day of LibrePlanet 2013. Here are some stats:

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Interview with Adam Hyde of Booktype

This is the latest installment of our Licensing and Compliance Lab's series on free software developers who choose GNU licenses for their works.

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Google backslides on federated instant messaging, on purpose?

Google users can still send subscription requests to contacts whose accounts are hosted elsewhere. But they cannot accept incoming requests. This change is akin to Google no longer accepting incoming e-mail for @gmail.com addresses from non-Google domains. That would be unthinkable.

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LibrePlanet in three weeks (3/23-3/24)! Sign up by Thursday to get a shirt

March 23 and 24 are coming up fast, and there are already 150 people signed up for LibrePlanet 2013. Attendees are coming to Cambridge, Massachusetts from around the US as well as far-flung countries. So many free software lovers coming together to swap stories and share ideas!

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