I'm in Melbourne to advocate for free software users and developers at the latest round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), and I'm chomping at the bit to share a little good news with you all. The tone of the discussion here has turned much more friendly to us—and it's thanks to your activism.
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Get creative and have fun while helping us raise awareness and put pressure on Microsoft and computer makers — enter the Restricted Boot Webcomic Contest!
Free your Android device: learn how to regain control of your data, with a free operating system and free apps!
Registration is now open for LibrePlanet 2012! For those of you who've been to one of our LibrePlanet conferences before, you know you can expect some of the best people in the free software community in a fantastic community setting. This year's conference is going to be larger than ever! We have much more space than in previous years, and have made many improvements in response to the feedback you've given us in the past.
The GNU/FSF servers are moving between February 22nd and March 1st, 2012. There will be service interruptions during that period. There will be a multi-hour outage for most services on February 28th, 2012, starting at 10am EST (UTC/GMT -5).
Sign a petition from our friends at Public Knowledge, telling the USTR to be wary of the interests of large media companies who don't represent the interests of most people in the US.
The Free Software Foundation submitted comments to support exemptions to allow users to install free software on all kinds of devices, and view and play media encumbered with Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).
More news on the ongoing ACTA protests in Europe. 1000 people attended a protest against ACTA in Poland last week, and more protests are on the way.