Petition to protect the right to unlock cellphones garners 111,000+ signers; White House must now respond
On February 13th, we asked you to join in with thousands of others to call on the White House to protect users where the Copyright Office had failed. Because of your actions, the White House now must respond to the call to fix the DMCA anti-circumvention exemptions list in order to protect the right to unlock cell phones. But there is more we should do.
It's only a month before LibrePlanet 2013: "Commit Change" and the campaigns team is in a flurry of activity, putting the finishing touches on the conference plans. People are registering quickly and it's great to see how much everyone is looking forward to the conference.
We're proud to announce the completion of the first LPC, a design competition of free software video games using only freely licensed art and media. The winner is Lurking Patrol Comrades, which, according to judges, is an "impressive MMORPG with a vast world, plenty of characters to speak to [and] both a melee and a magic based battle system."
27 new GNU releases this month (as of January 24, 2012):
The price of the Bison Manual reduced to $13.
When the Copyright Office announced its updated DMCA exemptions list, we were saddened to find that the office had abdicated its duty on multiple fronts. While that sad result was announced back in October, the downgraded exemptions list has just now come into effect. We need your voice in this fight.
We're excited to announce that registration is now open for LibrePlanet 2013: "Commit Change."
Help us to continue to grow and expand the FSF licensing team.
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