The GNU/FSF servers are moving between February 22nd and March 1st, 2012. There will be service interruptions during that period. There will be a multi-hour outage for most services on February 28th, 2012, starting at 10am EST (UTC/GMT -5).
Sign a petition from our friends at Public Knowledge, telling the USTR to be wary of the interests of large media companies who don't represent the interests of most people in the US.
The Free Software Foundation submitted comments to support exemptions to allow users to install free software on all kinds of devices, and view and play media encumbered with Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).
More news on the ongoing ACTA protests in Europe. 1000 people attended a protest against ACTA in Poland last week, and more protests are on the way.
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This post is by Dora Scilipoti, Italian free software activist, teacher, and volunteer lead of the GNU Education Team.
The fundraiser is almost over, and with your support and some lesser-known ways to give money to the FSF, you can help us get there!
We've been hearing a lot lately about SOPA and PIPA in the United States. In the meantime, ACTA has been creeping along under the radar.
Last week, Apple announced ebook authoring software called iBooks Author. As you would expect from Apple, the software is completely proprietary—but the license includes some terms that are so restrictive, they shock even Apple's fans.