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News from the Last Month

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 07, 2004 04:53 PM
News Item FSF updates list of free GNU/Linux distributions, adding Kongoni and announcing the Trisquel 3.0 release by John Sullivan — last modified Sep 11, 2009 01:03 PM
News Item FSF announces new bounty program, offering "GNU Bucks" for finding nonfree works in free distributions by Brett Smith — last modified Jul 29, 2013 02:57 PM
News Item Sugar Labs and FSF announce joint efforts to promote learning platform for children by Peter Brown — last modified Sep 17, 2009 04:09 PM
Sugar Labs and Free Software Foundation Celebrate Software Freedom Day, Announce Joint Efforts to Promote the Sugar Learning Platform for Children Worldwide
News Item Why is free software important to you? Submit your response to our new video campaign! by root — last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM
At the Women in Free Software Summit and the Boston celebration of Software Freedom Day 2009, the FSF kicked off a new video testimonial campaign. See how it went, and help support the campaign by submitting a video response to these questions!
News Item object code Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7 by Peter Brown — last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM
"sinking money and time into proprietary software is inconsistent with the core values of freedom and progress."
News Item IEF image FSF files brief in Bilski case calling on the Supreme Court to eliminate software patents by John Sullivan — last modified Oct 02, 2009 09:48 PM
News Item FSF announces LibrePlanet 2010 free software community conference: March 19-21 by Peter Brown — last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM
News Item FSF works with PayPal to the benefit of the free software community by Peter Brown — last modified Apr 14, 2010 05:53 PM
The Free Software Foundation thanks PayPal for responding to its concerns and making its terms more free software friendly.
News Item Free Software Foundation files new objection to amended Google Book Search settlement by Brett Smith — last modified Apr 01, 2010 04:19 PM
iPad is iBad for freedom by Peter Brown — last modified Apr 01, 2010 04:20 PM
With new tablet device, Apple's Steve Jobs pushes unprecedented extension of DRM to a new class of general purpose computers
News Item D source code Defective by Design delivers iPad anti-DRM petition with 5,000 signatures to Jobs -- more coming by holmes — last modified Apr 01, 2010 04:19 PM
The first 5,000 names have been printed on a four-foot tall "tablet" and shipped to Cupertino. Defective by Design will send a new tablet for every 5,000 signatures.
News Item LibrePlanet Free Software Conference: Free as in Freedom! by Matt Lee — last modified Mar 29, 2010 10:18 AM
The annual free software conference LibrePlanet is the place for the free software community -- from old school hackers to brand new users -- to come together and further the collective goals of the free software movement. At LibrePlanet 2010 you can help your neighbor get a head-start in free software or explore the very latest philosophical ideas that will shape computing and user freedom for the next generation.
News Item RealAudio broadcast Day Against DRM: Tuesday, May 4th 2010 by Peter Brown — last modified Mar 17, 2010 04:33 PM
"When companies organize to design products to restrict us, we have to organize to defeat them" -- FSF president Richard Stallman
News Item FSF, other groups join EFF to sue NSA over unconstitutional surveillance by Free Software Foundation — last modified Jul 16, 2013 05:20 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, July 16, 2013 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today joined eighteen other activist and advocacy organizations in challenging the National Security Agency's (NSA) mass surveillance of telecommunications in the United States with a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The recently revealed surveillance program intercepts and catalogs the time, place, and participants of all calls on Verizon's phone network over a defined period. This includes calls made between advocacy organizations and their supporters.
News Item Debian "Squeeze" makes key progress toward being a fully free distribution by John Sullivan — last modified Feb 08, 2011 03:25 PM
Cheers to the Debian community!
Women's Caucus internship opportunity by deborah — last modified Aug 02, 2010 03:28 PM
The Women's Caucus is seeking an intern to assist with its work to increase the number of women involved in free software.
News Item Troff document FSF Job Opportunity: Operations Assistant by Matt Lee — last modified May 14, 2012 03:26 PM
This position is now closed for applications. Thank you to everyone who applied.
News Item FSF statement on jury's partial verdict in Oracle v Google by Joshua Gay — last modified Oct 30, 2014 01:40 PM
Were it grounded in reality, Oracle's claim that copyright law gives them proprietary control over any software that uses a particular functional API would be terrible for free software and programmers everywhere.
News Item D source code Richard Stallman speech in Barcelona canceled by John Sullivan — last modified May 21, 2012 04:12 PM
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