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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
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Bilski and Patent Absurdity

by Peter Brown last modified Jul 29, 2013 02:52 PM

Who should see the documentary film Patent Absurdity?

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Chris Hofstader appointed as GNU access technology director

by Peter Brown last modified May 17, 2010 12:55 PM

GNU Project appoints director of access technology software and publishes GNU Accessibility Statement

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Breakthrough for Free Software Gaming

by Peter Brown last modified May 06, 2010 09:31 AM

Breakthrough for Free Software Gaming--Ryzom Announces Full Release of Source Code and Artwork, and a Partnership with the Free Software Foundation to Host a Repository of the Game's Artistic Assets

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FSF responds to Jobs's "Thoughts on Flash"

by John Sullivan last modified Apr 30, 2010 03:03 PM

Apple's use of proprietary software and recommendation of an explicitly patent-afflicted standard (H.264) are inconsistent with the free web.

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New Documentary Film "Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system"

by Peter Brown last modified Apr 19, 2010 04:06 AM

New documentary film "Patent Absurdity" is set to expose how the judicial activism that led to the patenting of software has broken the US patent system's promise of promoting the progress of science and useful arts

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Time for nonprofits to leave proprietary fundraising software systems behind

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 06, 2011 05:46 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that CiviCRM has earned its recommendation as a fully featured donor and contact management system for nonprofits.

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Why I'm rejecting your email attachment

by John Sullivan last modified May 11, 2010 07:38 AM

Why I'm rejecting your email attachment: for freedom and the good of the web!

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2009 Free Software Awards Announced

by Peter Brown last modified May 19, 2011 12:53 PM

Free Software Award Winners: John Gilmore and the Internet Archive

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Day Against DRM: Tuesday, May 4th 2010

by Peter Brown last modified Mar 17, 2010 04:33 PM

"When companies organize to design products to restrict us, we have to organize to defeat them" -- FSF president Richard Stallman

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LibrePlanet Free Software Conference: Free as in Freedom!

by Matt Lee last modified Mar 29, 2010 10:18 AM

The annual free software conference LibrePlanet is the place for the free software community -- from old school hackers to brand new users -- to come together and further the collective goals of the free software movement. At LibrePlanet 2010 you can help your neighbor get a head-start in free software or explore the very latest philosophical ideas that will shape computing and user freedom for the next generation.

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Defective by Design delivers iPad anti-DRM petition with 5,000 signatures to Jobs -- more coming

by holmes last modified Apr 01, 2010 04:19 PM

The first 5,000 names have been printed on a four-foot tall "tablet" and shipped to Cupertino. Defective by Design will send a new tablet for every 5,000 signatures.

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iPad is iBad for freedom

by Peter Brown last modified Apr 01, 2010 04:20 PM

With new tablet device, Apple's Steve Jobs pushes unprecedented extension of DRM to a new class of general purpose computers

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FSF works with PayPal to the benefit of the free software community

by Peter Brown last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM

The Free Software Foundation thanks PayPal for responding to its concerns and making its terms more free software friendly.

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Why is free software important to you? Submit your response to our new video campaign!

by root last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM

At the Women in Free Software Summit and the Boston celebration of Software Freedom Day 2009, the FSF kicked off a new video testimonial campaign. See how it went, and help support the campaign by submitting a video response to these questions!

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Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7

by Peter Brown last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM

"sinking money and time into proprietary software is inconsistent with the core values of freedom and progress."

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