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By April 10th: Urge the European Commission to adopt free software values when funding Internet improvements
Please take a few minutes and do this. You can really make a difference.
Post-publication note: this is an April fools post. None of it is true. Well, except the part about Apple actually mistreating users, attacking competing firms and barring GPL-protected software from their app store.
We are into the second day, but I wanted to take the time to share some thoughts on day zero. The initial keynote was delayed a little bit because of some unforseen network issues, which required Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to restart part of their network. So many folks were held in anticipation of the opening keynote after the tech issues were resolved things kicked off. After executive director John Sullivan began with a 'yuuuuuge' introduction the anticipation was met immediatelywith Daniel Kahn Gillmor introducing Edward Snowden!
The free software movement is a global phenomenon, and we want the LibrePlanet conference to reflect that. That's why, wherever you are, you are invited to participate remotely by watching the livestream and participating in the discussion via chat.
Following is a preliminary analysis of the High Priority Projects list, based on the existing list, feedback received, the panel session held at LibrePlanet 2015, and discussions among the committee.
An important development is ongoing in our Defective by Design campaign, which fights Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).
LibrePlanet is coming in less than one month, on March 19th and 20th.
In little more than a month, free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers will gather to Fork the System.