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It's almost time: LibrePlanet 2017 kicks off in two weeks, on March 25! Will you join free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the roots of software freedom?
The world of free software projects and the greater free software movement grow in success and visibility in no small part thanks to the developmental model that is enabled by the licenses and philosophies that drive free software. Many projects and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) itself have made leaps in creating more diverse and inclusive spaces over the past few years. I'm excited to celebrate International Women's Day by writing just a few of the many amazing women around the world who use their professional and personal time to drive freedom in technology.
(as of February 25, 2017):
Session title: Strike at the Roots! An Analysis of Mass Surveillance and Ecology
In just six weeks, on March 25 & 26, 2017, free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers will gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the roots of software freedom. Will YOU be there?
Roses are red, violets are blue; I use free software to encrypt my online communication and you can too.
As of January 24, 2017.
In response to the changing computing landscape, and with extensive input from the free software community, the Free Software Foundation updated its High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list with six new project areas that need your support.
(as of December 28, 2016)
Associate members are the roots of the Free Software Foundation. To recognize their contribution to computer user freedom, the FSF offers them benefits, like the digital "member since" badge. The badge just got a new look for 2017: