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by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 07, 2004 04:53 PM
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
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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.
News Item RealAudio broadcast 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.
News Item object code 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.
News Item application/x-internet-signup Windows7sins: FSF launches campaign against Windows 7 and proprietary software by Peter Brown — last modified Aug 26, 2009 08:10 PM
Windows7Sins.org: Free Software Foundation launches public awareness campaign against Microsoft and proprietary software
News Item FSF adds speakers for LibrePlanet conference on GNU/Linux: March 21st-22nd by Matt Lee — last modified Mar 04, 2009 05:47 PM
News Item chemical/x-mdl-rdfile FSF welcomes AdBard network for free software advertising by Peter Brown — last modified Jul 28, 2009 12:35 PM
The Free Software Community now has an ethical alternative to ad networks that promote proprietary software
News Item Free Software Foundation files objection to Google Book Search settlement by Brett Smith — last modified Sep 08, 2009 03:26 PM
Microsoft's Empty Promise by Brett Smith — 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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