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- New article by RMS, "How to Make Hardware Designs Free" — by Jeanne Rasata — last modified Mar 22, 2015 09:21 AM
- "We must design free hardware. But the question remains: how?"
- Watch Your Freedom (Because Apple's Not) — by Alex Patel — last modified Mar 13, 2015 02:06 PM
- At Apple's "Spring Forward" press event on Monday, March 9, the electronics company expounded upon its plans to release a smartwatch and revealed updates to its MacBook computer line, among other announcements. Underneath their focus on "innovation" and "design," however, Apple CEO Tim Cook and other participating speakers neglected to address growing concerns about the proprietary software and Digital Restrictions Management technologies distributed with its products and services, which only serve to extend the company's oppression of computer users and their freedoms.
- Wherever you are, we want you to be part of LibrePlanet — by Zak Rogoff — last modified Mar 13, 2015 11:23 AM
- The free software movement is a global phenomenon, and we want the LibrePlanet conference to reflect that. That's why, wherever you are, you are invited to participate remotely by watching the livestream and participating in the discussion via chat.
- New article by RMS, "Why We Need Free Digital Hardware Designs" — by Jeanne Rasata — last modified Mar 11, 2015 02:26 PM
- "To what extent do the ideas of free software extend to hardware? Is it a moral obligation to make our hardware designs free, just as it is to make our software free? Does maintaining our freedom require rejecting hardware made from nonfree designs?"
- LibrePlanet free software conference coming to MIT March 21-22 — by Free Software Foundation — last modified Mar 10, 2015 05:22 PM
- CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and MIT's Student Information Processing Board (SIPB) are once again teaming up to bring the LibrePlanet free software conference to Cambridge, March 21-22, 2015 at the Stata Center at MIT. LibrePlanet is an annual conference for people who care about their digital freedoms, bringing together software developers, policy experts, activists, and computer users to learn skills, share accomplishments, and face challenges facing the free software movement. LibrePlanet 2015 will feature programming for all ages and experience levels.
- The new and improved my.fsf.org — by David Thompson — last modified Mar 09, 2015 06:15 PM
- As the very first full-time web developer for the FSF, I was happy to see my first major project launch: the new and improved https://my.fsf.org.