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- International coalition of Internet freedom organizations urges W3C to reject Encrypted Media Extensions, a proposal to build Digital Restrictions Management into the Web — by Zak Rogoff — last modified Jun 25, 2013 05:25 PM
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 -- Today a coalition of twenty-seven organizations released a joint letter to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the Web's standards-setting body, condemning Encrypted Media Extensions (EME). EME is a proposal to incorporate support for Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) -- the systems used by media and technology companies to restrict watching, sharing, recording, and transforming digital works -- into HTML, the core language of the Web.
- GNU Press has restocked all of your favorite shirts! — by chrissie — last modified Apr 23, 2013 10:39 AM
- Google reinstates federated instant messaging — by John Sullivan — last modified Apr 18, 2013 05:27 PM
- We want to commend Google for doing the right thing.
- Boston Marathon bombings — by John Sullivan — last modified Apr 16, 2013 01:47 PM
- 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.
- Friends don't let friends use Windows 8 — by Libby Reinish — last modified Apr 12, 2013 02:01 PM
- Sometimes, proprietary software actually helps us fight for freedom. Windows 8 is so bad it's almost funny--it's not only proprietary software full of spyware and security vulnerabilities, but it's also confusing for would-be users. Lucky for us, Microsoft's spectacular failure is the perfect time to help people switch to free software.
- Photos and numbers from LibrePlanet — by Zak Rogoff — last modified Apr 09, 2013 01:27 PM
- The involvement and energy of the free software community make LibrePlanet what it is: brilliant and passionate people coming together around software freedom, drinking lots of coffee and forging the future of our movement. This year, we particularly appreciated your contributions to the theme of "Commit Change": a focus on making connections to other movements and building diversity within free software.