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Job opening on the FSF campaigns team

by Peter Brown last modified Jun 06, 2009 06:49 PM

The FSF is hiring a campaigns manager to be part of the team that runs DefectiveByDesign and PlayOgg, helps coordinate the GNU Project, and generates new campaign ideas. This is an opportunity to take a leadership role in the organization that sponsors the GNU project, publishes the GPL, and fights for software freedom.

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FSF Settles Suit Against Cisco

by Brett Smith last modified May 20, 2009 01:06 PM

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and Cisco Systems, Inc. are pleased to announce that they have reached a joint agreement.

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FSF launches new free software activist internship program

by John Sullivan last modified May 07, 2009 05:28 PM

The deadline for applications for the summer term is Monday, May 25.

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ESP launches en.swpat.org: A Wiki for Anti-Software Patent Campaigns

by Matt Lee last modified May 04, 2009 02:59 PM

End Software Patents today launched en.swpat.org, a wiki to document the case against software patents. Over 100 articles have already been started to give an idea of the scope and structure of the wiki.

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FSF releases audio recording of LibrePlanet conference

by Matt Lee last modified Mar 30, 2009 02:56 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Monday, March 30, 2009 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today released the complete audio recordings from the first day of the LibrePlanet GNU/Linux conference, held on March 21, 2009, in Cambridge, MA.

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EndSoftwarePatents.org Phase II: developing a global resource and campaign

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 23, 2009 05:45 PM

By organizing this information and delivering it into the hands of activists and law makers, we can form an immense tool to help existing and future campaigns around the world -- Ciaran O'Riordan, Director End Software Patents.

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GCC Libraries Get Updated License Exception

by Matt Lee last modified Jan 27, 2009 01:54 PM

A new license exception will allow the entire GCC codebase to be upgraded to GPLv3, and enable the development of a plugin framework for GCC.

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BadVista: We hardly knew ye

by Matt Lee last modified Jan 09, 2009 12:48 PM

"The fact that Microsoft has repeatedly extended XP cutoff deadlines and is releasing a public beta of Windows 7 today is proof of Vista's failure"

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Support freedom by joining the FSF during our year-end fundraiser

by Matt Lee last modified Dec 14, 2008 10:35 PM

Our target is 750 new FSF members and donors by January 31, to help us fund our campaign goals in 2009.

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Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents

by Matt Lee last modified Jun 29, 2010 12:53 PM

As opinions form about the extent to which the Court ruling impacts the patenting of software, one thing is clear. The State Street ruling that in 1998 opened the flood gates to the patenting of business methods and software has been gutted, if not technically overturned.

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FSF Releases New Version of GNU Free Documentation License

by Matt Lee last modified Nov 03, 2008 11:12 AM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Monday, November 3, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the release of version 1.3 of the GNU Free Documentation License (FDL). This version of the license allows public wikis to relicense their FDL-covered materials under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) 3.0 license.

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FSF reboots its High Priority list with a grant and call for input

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 01, 2008 04:19 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced a "reboot" of its High Priority Projects list with an accompanying $10,000 grant from Worldlabel.com Inc. The grant will seed a new fund to promote projects on the list, and the FSF is calling for a community conversation about the biggest challenges computer users face using free "as in freedom" software.

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"Avoiding Ruinous Compromises" by Richard Stallman

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 26, 2008 11:30 AM

Twenty-five years ago on September 27, 1983, I announced a plan to create a completely free operating system called GNU -- for 'GNU is not Unix'.

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Thank you SGI, for freeing the GNU/Linux 3D desktop!

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 19, 2008 11:56 AM

In January of 2008, software code at the heart of GNU/Linux 3D applications was discovered to be non-free—a potential disaster for free software advocates hoping to see advanced graphical acceleration now common on modern operating systems.

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