Please add your name to the petition against COICA.
Over the weekend, Savannah was compromised. Here's a chronological account of the events:
As part of an article for the forthcoming FSF bulletin, I gathered a large sample of the more recent copyright assignments for GNU contributors and broke them down by country. The sample shows sixty-six countries represented; and while the number of contributors from China and India are relatively small, the proportions are rapidly shifting.
Now that the elections are over, the bill is back -- and could pass out of committee this Thursday.
A monthly look at updates and new releases in the GNU operating system.
We've published an easy-to-follow recipe for producing your videos in the free WebM format.
Rémi Denis-Courmont is one of the primary developers of the VLC media player, which is free software and distributed under the GPL. Earlier this week, he wrote to Apple to complain that his work was being distributed through their App Store, under terms that contradict the GPL's conditions and prohibit users from sharing the program.
The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act would create a blacklist of domain names that the government thinks are involved in copyright infringement. Internet service providers and others would be required to block any domains on the list.