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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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Software Freedom Day in Boston is a Wealth for the Commons: Saturday, September 20, 2008

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 11, 2008 12:47 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, September 11th, 2008 -- It's Saturday and a roomful of people are advising each other on modifying their mobile devices, optimizing their GNU/Linux systems and organizing for software freedom. But it's not a room full of experts -- at least not mostly. Artists, activists, students and others want the freedom to do anything they want with their computers and they're here to learn new tricks and garner shortcuts from each other.

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FSF and Stephen Fry celebrate the GNU Project 25th anniversary

by Matt Lee last modified Sep 01, 2008 11:07 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 2, 2008 -- The GNU operating system is turning 25 this year, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has kicked off its month-long celebration of the anniversary by releasing "Happy Birthday to GNU," a short film featuring the English humorist, actor, novelist and filmmaker Stephen Fry.

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Spring 2008 Bulletin available online

by Matt Lee last modified Aug 20, 2008 02:51 PM

Our Bulletin from Spring 2008 is now available online.

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Atheros releases free software wireless driver; no binary blobs

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 28, 2008 05:40 PM

Atheros Communications has announced the release of free software wireless drivers for ath9k. The ath9k driver requires no proprietary binary blobs and works on several chipsets and over a dozen wireless devices.

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Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 23, 2008 11:31 AM

The OOXML fight continues: here's one way you can help.

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Speak out against ACTA

by Matt Lee last modified Jul 10, 2008 05:48 PM

ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now.

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New FSF online store

by Matt Lee last modified Jun 10, 2008 06:01 PM

Order from a variety of FSF apparel, books and cuddly gnu toys!

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NPR station WBUR Boston adds support for free audio standard

by Matt Lee last modified May 14, 2008 02:03 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- May 14, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has marked a milestone in their PlayOgg.org campaign with the announcement that National Public Radio (NPR) news station WBUR Boston has begun worldwide webcasting in the free audio format Ogg Vorbis.

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End Software Patents (ESP) Project Formed to Eliminate Software Patents

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 28, 2008 02:32 PM

ESP Estimates U.S. Companies Spend $11.4 Billion Annually on Software Patent Litigation

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"Tackling the Big Issues" at the FSF Annual Associate Member Meeting, Saturday, March 15

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 28, 2008 02:42 AM

Boston, Massachusetts, USA--Thursday, February 28th, 2008--The Free Software Foundation announced details for its annual associate member meeting to be held at MIT, Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, March 15th, 2008.

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