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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
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European Report Threatens Consumers' Rights

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 27, 2005 05:32 PM

EFF urges a fresh inquiry into the ramifications of DRM.

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Free Software Award for Projects of Social Benefit

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 14, 2005 04:02 PM

Please send your nominations by 30 November 2005.

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RMS: The GNU GPL Is Here to Stay

by Matt Lee last modified Oct 13, 2005 06:27 PM

"There are some who say that a collaborative development model, taking advantage of these freedoms, tends to make software that is technically better. They may be right, and it would be nice if freedom brings such a practical bonus. However, the freedom itself is more important than the bonus, so the Free Software Movement focuses on the freedom."

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GNU/Linux in Italian schools

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 23, 2005 03:51 PM

Trentino-Alto Adige, a region in Italy, is switching to GNU/Linux in its Italian-language schools.

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Microsoft's Treacherous Computing

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 22, 2005 04:02 PM

Microsoft is trying some strange skullduggery with its partners in Treacherous Computing.

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Send comments to FEMA

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 08, 2005 03:08 PM

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Send comments on OpenDocument format

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 06, 2005 03:21 PM

Support the move by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts toward free software. Comments are due by Friday.

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GPL Version 3 Development and Publicity Project (GPLv3)

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 29, 2013 02:55 PM

Announcing the GPL Version 3 Development and Publicity Project (GPLv3)

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Listen to RMS interviewed on the GNU/Linux User Show

by Matt Lee last modified Aug 29, 2005 04:57 PM

This show presents an opportunity to learn a little bit about the heritage of GNU/Linux and some background about "free as in speech" software.

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Comments to the Copyright Office online

by Matt Lee last modified Aug 25, 2005 05:06 PM

You can read a selection of the comments we received and delivered to the U.S. Copyright Office on Monday, August 22, 2005.

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Send comments on Copyright Office IE requirement

by Matt Lee last modified Aug 15, 2005 01:46 PM

E-mail us your comment by August 18.

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FSF honored with Prix Ars Electronica award

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 06, 2005 05:44 PM

The Free Software Foundation has been honored with an Award of Distinction in the category of "Digital Communities".

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RMS: Microsoft's New Monopoly

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 05, 2005 12:47 PM

A new article by Richard Stallman addresses the relationship between patents, Microsoft file formats, and the upcoming vote in Europe.

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Patent Absurdity

by Matt Lee last modified Apr 15, 2010 01:52 PM

Richard Stallman's article on the difference between patents and copyright for software users and developers appears in the Guardian.

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GPL Version 3: Background to Adoption, in French and Spanish

by Matt Lee last modified Jun 27, 2005 04:29 PM

French and Spanish translations of the recent article by Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen are now available.

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GPL Version 3: Background to Adoption

by Matt Lee last modified Jun 10, 2005 11:54 AM

Boston, MA, USA - Thursday, June 9, 2005 - The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today released the following article by Richard M. Stallman and Eben Moglen discussing the forthcoming GPL Version 3.

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Free Software Directory reaches 4,000 packages

by Matt Lee last modified Jun 09, 2005 10:52 AM

Boston, MA, USA - Thursday, June 9, 2005 - The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that the FSF's Free Software Directory registered its 4,000th software package.

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