We're happy to welcome Tal, joining our campaigns team as part of our internship program. More information about the program is at http://fsf.org/volunteer/internships.
AcaWiki is a promising new project to build a body of scientific knowledge that is free to use, study, improve, and redistribute. Instead of waiting for journals to make papers more available, they're building a free equivalent that will be just as useful.
Many in our community are suspicious of the CodePlex Foundation. With its board of directors dominated by Microsoft employees and ex-employees, plus apologist Miguel de Icaza, there is plenty of reason to be wary of the organization. But that doesn't prove its actions will be bad.
Xander Vedejas (xvedejas) has been selected as the GNU Generation Member of the Month for September!
by Peter Brown, Executive Director
I have said in speeches that Apple could forcibly impose software changes in Mac OS X, just as Microsoft can with Windows. I heard this in the Mac community, but there is no published information that confirms it, and I now believe that I was misinformed. There is no evidence that Apple has installed software changes without the user's permission.
Minutes from the summit and next steps
Thanks for coming to celebrate with us!