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Why should I care about that?
by John Sullivan published Oct 17, 2011 last modified May 14, 2012 03:27 PM
At the FSF, we have a goal of increasing the size and strength of the free software movement. To expand the movement, we need to get the attention of people who have never heard of free software before, and explain why it's important. We have to make the case for the four freedoms that characterize free software, and to succeed fully, we must be able to do this for people who don't care to know more than they have to about computers.
Located in Bulletins / 2011 / Spring 2011 Bulletin
Blog Entry Google backslides on federated instant messaging, on purpose?
by John Sullivan published Mar 15, 2013 last modified Apr 18, 2013 05:26 PM
Google users can still send subscription requests to contacts whose accounts are hosted elsewhere. But they cannot accept incoming requests. This change is akin to Google no longer accepting incoming e-mail for @gmail.com addresses from non-Google domains. That would be unthinkable.
Located in Blogs / Sysadmin
Blog Entry Troff document Help us sign up 71 new members by January 31st, and use your new Jabber account
by John Sullivan published Jan 29, 2013
We've launched an XMPP (Jabber) server for FSF members to use. If you're not already a member, join today and help us reach our "stretch" goal of 71 new members by January 31st.
Located in Blogs / Membership
Blog Entry Boston Marathon bombings
by John Sullivan published Apr 16, 2013
Thank you to everyone for thinking of us at the Free Software Foundation office in downtown Boston as yesterday's terrible news unfolded. We appreciate all the concerned emails and queries.
Located in Blogs / Community
News Item The FSF is hiring: Seeking a full-time outreach and communication coordinator
by John Sullivan published Apr 29, 2013 last modified May 21, 2013 10:56 AM
The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect freedoms critical to the computer-using public, seeks a motivated and organized tech-friendly Boston-based individual to be its full-time outreach and communication coordinator.
Located in FSF News
Blog Entry A short update on GNU General Public License (GPL) compatibility questions
by John Sullivan last modified Mar 02, 2016 10:35 AM
The Free Software Foundation (FSF)'s Licensing & Compliance Lab has been tracking the public discussion of licensing issues surrounding ZFS and the kernel Linux with interest. We haven't made any statement about it, but we plan to soon.
Located in Blogs / From the FSF's Executive Director
Blog Entry A short update on GNU General Public License (GPL) compatibility questions
by John Sullivan published Mar 02, 2016 last modified Apr 11, 2016 05:28 PM
The Free Software Foundation (FSF)'s Licensing & Compliance Lab has been tracking the public discussion of licensing issues surrounding ZFS and the kernel Linux with interest. We haven't made any statement about it, but we plan to soon.
Located in Blogs / From the FSF's Executive Director
News Item text/x-sh FSF responds to Jobs's "Thoughts on Flash"
by John Sullivan published Apr 30, 2010 last modified Apr 30, 2010 03:03 PM
Apple's use of proprietary software and recommendation of an explicitly patent-afflicted standard (H.264) are inconsistent with the free web.
Located in FSF News
5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G
by John Sullivan published Jul 10, 2008 last modified Nov 08, 2012 08:37 PM
Located in Blogs / Community
Give Apple the iPhone Challenge
by John Sullivan published Jul 24, 2008 last modified Aug 15, 2017 12:34 PM
Located in Blogs / Community

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