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FSF job opportunity: Outreach and communications coordinator

by Free Software Foundation last modified Jan 12, 2024 03:49 PM

The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Massachusetts 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect computer user freedom, seeks a motivated and talented individual, if possible Boston-based, to be our full-time outreach and communications coordinator.

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US Federal employees and retirees: Contribute conveniently through the Combined Federal Campaign

by Miriam Bastian last modified Dec 04, 2023 05:06 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Monday, December 4, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation, today, highlighted its participation as a charity in the 2023 Combined Federal Campaign, which is focused on human rights this week.

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EmacsConf joins Free Software Foundation fiscal sponsorship program

by Free Software Foundation last modified Nov 30, 2023 05:31 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, November 30, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced today that EmacsConf will join the Working Together for Free Software Fund. The one and only conference dedicated to the joy of Emacs is joining just before their event on December 2 and 3, 2023.

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Worldwide community of activists protest OverDrive and others forcing DRM upon libraries

Worldwide community of activists protest OverDrive and others forcing DRM upon libraries

by Greg Farough last modified Dec 11, 2023 04:27 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, November 28, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has announced its Defective by Design campaign's 17th annual International Day Against DRM (IDAD). It will protest uses of Digital Restrictions Management technology's hold over public libraries around the world, exemplified by corporations like OverDrive and Follett Destiny. IDAD will take place digitally and worldwide on December 8, 2023.

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LibrePlanet 2024: "Cultivating Community" will feature a keynote by David Wilson

LibrePlanet 2024: "Cultivating Community" will feature a keynote by David Wilson

by Miriam Bastian last modified Oct 18, 2023 04:59 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- October 10, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced free software developer and video creator David Wilson, as its first keynote speaker for LibrePlanet 2024, the sixteenth edition of the FSF's conference on ethical technology and user freedom. LibrePlanet will be held in March in the Boston area as well as online.

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The third round of FSF board candidate discussions has begun

by Free Software Foundation last modified Oct 03, 2023 04:48 PM

All eligible associate members are invited to participate in the final round of this cycle's FSF board candidate discussions, as part of its board process.

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FSF celebrates forty years of GNU with a hackday for families, hackers, and hackers-to-be

by Miriam Bastian last modified Sep 27, 2023 02:02 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, September 27, 2023 -- Today, the GNU Project turned forty years old. To celebrate this, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is hosting a hack day for families, students, and anyone interested in hacking.

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Forty years of GNU and the free software movement

Forty years of GNU and the free software movement

by Free Software Foundation last modified Oct 03, 2023 05:36 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- September, 18, 2023 -- On September 27, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) celebrates the 40th anniversary of the GNU operating system and the launch of the free software movement. Free software advocates, tinkerers, and hackers all over the world will celebrate this event, which was a turning point in the history of computing. Forty years later, GNU and free software are even more relevant. While software has become deeply ingrained into everyday life, the vast majority of users do not have full control over it.

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Free Software Gigabit Mini VPN Router (TPE-R1400) from ThinkPenguin, Inc. now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom

Free Software Gigabit Mini VPN Router (TPE-R1400) from ThinkPenguin, Inc. now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom

by Craig Topham last modified May 19, 2023 01:02 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, April 6, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the Free Software Gigabit Mini VPN Router (TPE-R1400) from ThinkPenguin, Inc. The RYF certification mark means that this product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

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Free Software Awards winners announced: Eli Zaretskii, Tad (SkewedZeppelin), GNU Jami

by Free Software Foundation last modified Mar 20, 2023 02:33 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 18, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the recipients of the 2022 Free Software Awards, which are given annually at the FSF's LibrePlanet conference to groups and individuals in the free software community who have made significant contributions to the cause for software freedom. This year's recipients of the awards are Eli Zaretskii, Tad (SkewedZeppelin), and GNU Jami. As LibrePlanet 2023 is a hybrid in-person and online conference this year, the ceremony was conducted both in person and virtually.

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Right to repair advocate Elizabeth Chamberlain to keynote FSF's LibrePlanet

Right to repair advocate Elizabeth Chamberlain to keynote FSF's LibrePlanet

by Miriam Bastian last modified Mar 18, 2023 11:10 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- March 2, 2023 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the director of sustainability at iFixit, Elizabeth Chamberlain, as its closing keynote for LibrePlanet 2023, the fifteenth edition of the FSF's conference on ethical technology and user freedom. The annual technology and social justice conference will be held March 18 and 19, 2023 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center as well as online.

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FSF board adopts updated by-laws to protect copyleft

by Free Software Foundation last modified Jan 30, 2023 03:07 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, January 24, 2023 -- The board of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced it has adopted updated bylaws for the nonprofit effective Feb. 1, 2023.

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FSF now accepting board nominations from associate members

FSF now accepting board nominations from associate members

by Free Software Foundation last modified Mar 05, 2023 09:25 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, January 19, 2023 -- Associate members of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) now have the chance to nominate and evaluate candidates to serve on the board of directors for the first time since the nonprofit was founded thirty-seven years ago.

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