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by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 07, 2004 04:53 PM
News Item HTML Call for nominations for the 2005 FSF Award for the Advancement of Free Software by Matt Lee — last modified Aug 22, 2005 03:38 PM
Send in your nominations by 31 October 2005.
News Item HTML 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.
News Item HTML Volunteers needed to build, test and package free OpenOffice.org 2.0 by Matt Lee — last modified Jul 06, 2005 05:11 PM
The FSF is looking for volunteers to build, test and package fully free versions of OpenOffice.org 2.0 that use GCJ as a replacement for the non-free Java platform.
News Item HTML 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.
News Item text/x-perl Send a letter to the Boston Public Library by Matt Lee — last modified Jan 30, 2006 01:53 PM
"I therefore urge the Boston Public Library to terminate its association with OverDrive Audio Books, and adopt a policy of refusing to be agents for the propagation of Digital Restrictions Management."
OpenDocument Massachusetts hearing by Matt Lee — last modified Mar 26, 2008 08:27 AM
Yesterday's hearing (Monday, October 31, 2005) at the Massachusetts State House was clearly an attempt to delay adoption of OpenDocument Format (ODF) --- delivering a swipe at Peter Quinn, CIO and Director of the state's Information and Technology Division.
News Item HTML 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.
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.
News Item C source code header FSF releases guidelines for revising the GPL by Matt Lee — last modified Nov 30, 2005 05:44 PM
First Public Discussion Scheduled for January
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.
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.
News Item HTML The Free Software Directory D5000 Contest by Matt Lee — last modified Oct 11, 2006 03:13 PM
News Item HTML 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".
News Item 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)
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."
News Item HTML 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.
Send comments to FEMA by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 08, 2005 03:08 PM
News Item UK public comment on important issues, due April 21 by Matt Lee — last modified Apr 14, 2006 06:11 PM
News Item HTML FSF Announces GNU Gnash - Flash Movie Player by Matt Lee — last modified Jan 10, 2006 11:26 AM
News Item New effort to introduce European software patents by Matt Lee — last modified Jan 24, 2006 05:58 PM
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