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News from the Last Month

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 07, 2004 04:53 PM
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!
News Item application/java-serialized-object 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.
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.
News Item Submit your nominations for the 2008 Free Software Awards by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 15, 2008 01:08 PM
Nominations are requested by 31 October 2008.
News Item image/x-coreldrawpattern 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.
News Item HTML 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.
News Item 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.
News Item chemical/x-isostar 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.
News Item Wietse Venema and Creative Commons announced as winners of the 2008 annual free software awards by Matt Lee — last modified May 19, 2011 12:53 PM
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"
News Item FSF announces annual meeting March 21-22: The LibrePlanet 2009 conference by Matt Lee — last modified Feb 05, 2009 05:11 PM
News Item object code Why free software shouldn't depend on Mono or C# by John Sullivan — last modified Jul 22, 2010 07:30 AM
by Richard M. Stallman
Help spring the Javascript Trap by Matt Lee — last modified Oct 03, 2011 12:22 PM
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos apologizes for Kindle ebook deletion. Free Software Foundation calls upon Amazon to free the ebook reader. by John Sullivan — last modified Jul 27, 2009 10:41 AM
News Item chemical/x-mdl-rdfile Send comments opposing TLS-authz standard by February 11 by Matt Lee — last modified Feb 12, 2009 03:12 PM
News Item War on Sharing: RIAA moves to block new FSF court brief by John Sullivan — last modified May 14, 2009 05:43 PM
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.
News Item Free Software Foundation will host a mini-summit on Women in Free Software by Peter Brown — last modified Aug 24, 2009 12:10 PM
The Free Software Foundation will host a mini-summit on Women in Free Software to discuss how the free software community can cultivate and increase participation by women in free software's development and activism communities.
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