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In little more than a month, free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers will gather to Fork the System.
You did it: thanks to your generous support, the Free Software Foundation raised $452,000 in its winter fundraiser. Thank you.
Roses are red, violets are blue; I use free software to encrypt my online communication and you can too.
Publicly declaring a goal for a free operating system was visionary in 1984. We have quite a bit to celebrate - this vision has manifested. We could retire fulfilled.
Sunday is the last day of our winter fundraiser, and we want to blow the roof off our goal of raising $450,000, so we can make our work supporting the GNU Project, advocating for free software, and enforcing the GPL even more effective.
This is huge: the opening keynote for LibrePlanet 2016: Fork the System is a conversation with National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Technologist Daniel Kahn Gillmor.
In this blog post, Bradley discusses his years of work for both the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and Software Freedom Conservancy and explains why your donations, before the January 31st fundraising deadlines for both charities, are essential and urgent. He asks you today to become both a a Supporter of Conservancy and an Associate Member of the FSF before the fundraising deadlines of January 31st.
Have you filled out our Vision Survey yet? It's up until Sunday night (specifically 12:00am Eastern or 05:00 UTC on Monday, February 1st). We've received lots of great feedback already, but we want to hear from more people across the free software community.
We're excited to be launching version four of our Email Self-Defense guide to free software-powered encryption. We think that this guide is the best on the Web for helping newcomers take their first steps into encryption, and we're excited for all the improvements in this version.
Story connects us to what we do. We all come from different backgrounds and experiences, some involving developing free software, some not, but all connecting to the philosophy.