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Microsoft's Empty Promise

by brett last modified Jul 16, 2009 06:21 PM

Last week, Microsoft extended the terms of their Community Promise to implementations of the ECMA 334 and 335 standards. You might think this means it's safe to write your software in C#. However, this promise is full of loopholes, and it's nowhere near enough to make C# safe.

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FSF welcomes AdBard network for free software advertising

by peterb last modified Jul 28, 2009 12:35 PM

The Free Software Community now has an ethical alternative to ad networks that promote proprietary software

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Job opening on the FSF campaigns team

by peterb 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 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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