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Blog Entry Troff document You did it! The fundraiser was a success -- are you ready for what's next?
by Georgia Young published Feb 12, 2016 last modified Feb 12, 2016 03:23 PM
You did it: thanks to your generous support, the Free Software Foundation raised $452,000 in its winter fundraiser. Thank you.
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Blog Entry Videos and photos from the FSF30 celebrations now available
by Georgia Young published Oct 22, 2015
As we wind down from the Free Software Foundation's 30th anniversary celebrations, I wanted to share some photos and video from the FSF's party and satellite celebrations from around the world.
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Internationalization of free software
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Jan 18, 2017 11:52 AM
Internationalization is the process of designing software so that it can be adapted to various languages and regions without engineering changes.
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Encourage contributions by people underrepresented in the community
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017
Free software relies on contributions from community members. But systemic barriers often prevent interested individuals from becoming contributors, especially when those individuals are from groups that have been historically marginalized.
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Free drivers, firmware, and hardware designs
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Nov 03, 2017 01:01 PM
Drivers, firmware, and hardware are integral parts of the computers we use and the devices that interact with them -- and when these things are proprietary, they are incompatible with free software.
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Security by and for free software
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017
Security is a concern for all computing and all computer users.
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Free software adoption by governments
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017
Government adoption of free software has the potential for a huge effect on the proliferation of free software, given that government employs many people, funds millions in software contracts each year, and most people interact with their government in various ways. We must demand that government not be held hostage to proprietary software.
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Intelligent personal assistant
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017
Apple's Siri, Google Now, Cortana, Amazon Echo's Alexa, and other intelligent personal assistants (IPAs) are becoming more pervasive. Whatever convenience they provide comes with unacceptable tradeoffs: The breadth of access to users' data they take in order to operate is enormous, and the user does not have access to the code for either the client (because it's proprietary) or the server (because its code is not distributed).
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News Item New FSF membership benefit: LibreOffice certification
by Georgia Young published Sep 20, 2017 last modified Oct 24, 2017 03:03 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that the opportunity to apply for LibreOffice certification for migrations and trainings is now available to FSF Associate Members.
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News Item LibrePlanet free software conference celebrates 10th anniversary, CFP and registration open now
by Georgia Young published Sep 19, 2017
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the dates of the tenth annual LibrePlanet free software conference, which will be held March 24-25, 2018, in the Boston area.
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