Ben recently started working at the FSF as this fall's licensing intern. In this post, he writes about what brought him to free software and his interest in copyleft.
Is there someone who you think has advanced the progress of free software, someone you think of as a free software hero? How about a great project that uses free software principles, like copyleft or free culture, to benefit society? Now is your chance to nominate them for a Free Software Award.
The intention to create the GNU System, and the concept of free software, was first announced in September 1983. Since then, it has grown into a global movement of people that work together for software freedom, and have a great time doing it.
Licensing & Compliance manager Joshua Gay helped host and run a Software Freedom Day event in New Haven, Connecticut where he currently lives and works.