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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.

FSF Opposes More Copyright Enforcement in Joint Strategic Plan

The United States' newly-created "Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator" asked for public comments on a Joint Strategic Plan to make copyright enforcement more effective. The FSF submitted an argument that the government should adopt free software and encourage its use elsewhere to provide more freedom to computer users and reduce the need for such enforcement. The full text of the comment appears below.

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Finding Oodles of Adas

My thoughts on the Women's Caucus we held on Sunday and a few of the inspiring women who participated.

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Who does that server really serve?

On the Internet, proprietary software isn't the only way to lose your freedom. Software as a Service is another way to let someone else have power over your computing.

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Send us your questions for new W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recently appointed Jeff Jaffe as their new Chief Executive Officer. Jeff had most recently worked as Chief Technology Officer at Novell.

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Choose your future: free software, or masking tape on your kid's webcam.

Appalled by the Lower Merion School District's remote monitoring of students? Help the Free Software Foundation build a wiki database of school districts that provide students with laptops, so that we can campaign against mandatory, proprietary laptops.

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Open letter to Google: free VP8, and use it on YouTube

With its purchase of the On2 video compression technology company having been completed on Wednesday February 16, 2010, Google now has the opportunity to make free video formats the standard, freeing the web from both Flash and the proprietary H.264 codec.

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US citizens: Let the USTR know today that you oppose draconian copyright

Comments are due on February 18th at 5pm Eastern time (extended from the original February 16th deadline).

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