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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 09, 2010 04:11 PM
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Working together for free software

This summer, Danny Piccirillo and Steven DuBois are the campaigns interns at the FSF. In this, their second video in an ongoing collection, they talk about the newly launched working together for free software campaign.

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Software patents after Bilski

Bilski gave us a wonderful opportunity to increase awareness to the harm caused by software patents. More scholars, more developers, more journalists, more politicians, and more patent attorneys than ever before have heard from our community on this issue. What's next?

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Bilski party come what may

FSF welcomes Supreme Court watchers to a post Bilski party

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Introducing the campaigns interns...

This summer, we have Steven DuBois and Danny 彭裕洪 Piccirillo as our campaigns interns. In this, the first in a series of video blogs, they introduce themselves and some of the things they'll be working on over the summer.

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GNU social: next steps

Yesterday evening, a group of core GNU social developers had the opportunity to meet with Blaine Cook, of OAuth fame. In the midst of figuring out the plan for moving ahead with GNU social, Blaine was able to provide the group with a tremendous amount of insight into useful approaches for controlling privacy in distributed social networks.

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FSF to host GNU social architecture meeting

Tomorrow at its Boston offices the Free Software Foundation will host the first in a series of GNU social architecture meetings. Confirmed attendees include several GNU social developers, OAuth developer Blaine Cook and Evan Prodromou from StatusNet.

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Google's updated WebM license

Google just updated the license for their WebM Project to make it GPL-compatible.

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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry (May 2010)

This month we welcome Ole Tange as the maintainer of the new package GNU parallel, and thank Giuseppe Scrivano (already maintainer of icecat and gcal) for taking on maintenance of GNU wget.

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More about the App Store GPL Enforcement

Since our announcement yesterday that we were pursuing a compliance case involving GNU Go in Apple's App Store, we've received a lot of questions about the details of the conflict between the GPL and Apple's terms of service. For those of you who are interested, we're providing those details here.

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Introducing RDF for GNU Licenses

For the past few months, the Compliance Lab has been working with Creative Commons on a new project, and it's just been released. I'm happy to announce that Resource Description Framework (RDF) metadata now accompanies all of the GNU licenses.

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