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The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) charity with a world wide 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.
Sharing is one of free software's key principles. People who contribute to the advancement of free software, and to society, are committed to sharing their ideas in order to create something we can all benefit from. Often, they don't ask for anything in return. That's why each year, the Free Software Foundation recognizes one deserving individual and one project with the Free Software Awards. Who do you think should receive the 17th annual awards? Nominate an individual or a project you'd like us to recognize--nominations will be accepted through Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 23:59 UTC.
25 new GNU releases in the last month (as of October 25, 2014):
This is a guest post by Marco Ciurcina, a lawyer who worked on this case.
This is a guest post from Shauna Gordon-McKeon, who spoke at LibrePlanet 2014 on behalf of OpenHatch.
Registration is now open for LibrePlanet 2015: "Free Software Everywhere," March 21-22, 2015 in Cambridge, MA.
LibrePlanet is an annual conference for free software enthusiasts. The conference brings together software developers, policy experts, activists, and computer users to learn skills, share accomplishments, and face challenges to software freedom. Newcomers are always welcome, and LibrePlanet 2015 will feature programming for all ages and experience levels.
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, when we share stories of women in technology and their achievements.
14 new GNU releases in the last month (as of September 25, 2014)
If you need to be anonymous online, or evade digital censorship and surveillance, the Tor network has your back. And it's more than a little bit stronger now than it was this spring, thanks to the Tor Challenge.