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News Item Anti-DRM activists go to W3C meeting to protest Digital Restrictions Management in Web standards by Free Software Foundation — last modified Mar 22, 2016 12:44 PM
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, March 22, 2016 -- On Sunday the Free Software Foundation (FSF) led a protest at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) against an attempt by Netflix, Hollywood and other technology and media companies to weave Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) into the HTML standard that undergirds the Web. With about 75 protesting outside an ongoing W3C event, it was the largest protest ever at the standards body.
Blog Entry Recapping day zero of LibrePlanet 2016 by Stephen Mahood — last modified Mar 22, 2016 04:42 PM
We are into the second day, but I wanted to take the time to share some thoughts on day zero. The initial keynote was delayed a little bit because of some unforseen network issues, which required Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to restart part of their network. So many folks were held in anticipation of the opening keynote after the tech issues were resolved things kicked off. After executive director John Sullivan began with a 'yuuuuuge' introduction the anticipation was met immediatelywith Daniel Kahn Gillmor introducing Edward Snowden!
News Item Library Freedom Project and Werner Koch are 2015 Free Software Awards winners by Free Software Foundation — last modified Mar 23, 2016 11:31 AM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 19, 2016 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the winners of the 2015 Free Software Awards at a ceremony held during the LibrePlanet 2016 conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). FSF president Richard M. Stallman presented the two awards: the Award for the Advancement of Free Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.
Blog Entry Interested in a powerful, free software friendly workstation? by Joshua Gay — last modified Mar 16, 2016 11:54 AM
Let Raptor Engineering know that you would be interested in purchasing a Talos™ Secure Workstation mainboard that runs only 100% free firmware and software.
Blog Entry What you need to know for LibrePlanet 2016, wherever you are by Georgia Young — last modified Mar 15, 2016 05:47 PM
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.
News Item LibrePlanet free software conference coming to MIT in one week, March 19-20 by Free Software Foundation — last modified Mar 11, 2016 05:02 PM
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, March 11th, 2016 -- In just one week, 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 19-20, 2016, 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 tackle challenges facing the free software movement.
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