We've been hearing a lot lately about SOPA and PIPA in the United States. In the meantime, ACTA has been creeping along under the radar.
Last week, Apple announced ebook authoring software called iBooks Author. As you would expect from Apple, the software is completely proprietary—but the license includes some terms that are so restrictive, they shock even Apple's fans.
If you know a Boston-area company or institution that could offer us colocated hosting and bandwidth, we could use your help!
Want to learn more about the staff of the FSF and the work we do? If so, have I got the series for you!
This month I'd like to specially mention the first release of Stow in many years, thanks to much work by the new co-maintainer Adam Spiers and this month we welcome Pouya Kary as the new maintainer of GNU Gleem.
Earlier this week, the Mozilla Foundation published the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 2.0. This is a major update to their flagship license, which covers most of the Foundation's own free software projects, as well as others'.
Hello, it's Andrew the FSF campaigns intern. My internship is coming to a close, so I'd like to share with you what I've done this fall.
The dates have been announced for our next conference -- March 24th and 25th 2012, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. A call for papers has also been announced. The conference will include talks from the FSF staff and board, GNU project contributors, and other members of the global free software community. I hope you will join us!
Printers that can be reprogrammed by malicious print jobs are a security risk. So are printers that only run code signed by the manufacturer. For real security, printers should be running free software controlled by its owners.