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

Take part in a competitive programming contest in Washington D.C between the United States and Russia, September 24/25 2011!

Mark your calendars! On September 24th and 25th an unprecedented event is taking place: a codeathon bringing together programmers and software engineers from both the U.S. and Russia to address challenges of transparency and accountability in both countries.

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FSF speaks against patent and DRM provisions at Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators' meeting

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a free trade agreement currently under negotiation that could require member countries to enact strict copyright and patent legislation that hurts free software users and developers. Our license compliance engineer Brett Smith talked about the FSF's opposition to these terms with negotiators last weekend; in this blog post, he shares his perspective on the event.

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Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux hits version 3!

Dyne:bolic is one of the ever increasing list of GNU/Linux distributions we recommend because of their strong commitment to user freedom. After five years of development, a new release is available.

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Fall internship positions are still open—apply today!

Are you looking for some work experience this fall semester? The FSF still has several open internship positions for this fall!

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SFD 2011: Local does compute

Join us to celebrate Software Freedom Day 2011!

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Free Technology Academy courses start September 12th!

The Free Technology Academy (FTA) is a joint initiative from several educational institutions in various countries. It aims to contribute to a society that permits all users to study, participate and build upon existing knowledge without restrictions.

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Join the petition asking for This American Life in Ogg Vorbis and help us reach 1,000 signatures!

This American Life still hasn't responded to your many messages asking them to use Ogg Vorbis for their downloads and streams. Sign the petition and make your voice heard!

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Send in your nominations for the Nordic Free Software Award!

The Nordic Free Software Award is given to people, projects or organizations in the Nordic countries that have made a prominent contribution to the advancement of free software.

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GNU Emacs Manual, Sixteenth Edition for Version 23.3 now available

We here at GNU Press are proud to announce the release of the latest version of our GNU Emacs Manual for GNU Emacs version 23.3.

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Helping out This American Life—with an Ogg copy of the show

Last week, we asked you all to write to This American Life to thank them for their episode about software patents, "When Patents Attack!", and ask them to make it available in Ogg Vorbis format. We thought it would also be helpful to offer them a copy of the show that's already been converted to Ogg Vorbis; with this, the only work they have to do is copy that file and post it on their own servers. Here's the text of the letter we sent them.

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