BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA - Thursday, May 28, 2020 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced free "as in freedom" videoconferencing for its associate members and their communities. This service will help everyone push back against increased societal pressure to use nonfree software to communicate with friends, collaborators, and loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic, and after.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 14, 2020 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the recipients of the 2019 Free Software Awards, which are given annually at the LibrePlanet conference to developers and community members who have made significant contributions to the cause for software freedom. This year's recipients are Let's Encrypt, Jim Meyering, and Clarissa Lima Borges. As the ceremony was conducted virtually this year, each winner selected the person to present them the award.
This position has been filled.
Free Software Wireless-N Mini Router v2 from ThinkPenguin, Inc. now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom
On September 16, 2019, Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, resigned as president and from its board of directors.
**Registration for this event is now closed.** The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) Licensing and Compliance Lab is proud to announce that registration is now open for the continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on GPL Enforcement and Legal Ethics, which will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA - Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the addition of Alexandre Oliva to its board of directors.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, May 16th, 2019 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to a batch of six devices from ThinkPenguin, Inc.: the Penguin USB 2.0 External USB Stereo Sound Adapter (TPE-USBSOUND), the USB to Parallel Printer Cable (TPE-USBPARAL), the PCIe eSATA / SATA 6Gbps Controller Card (TPE-PCIESATA), the 5.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Express Audio Sound Card (TPE-PCIESNDCRD), the Wireless N PCI Express Dual-Band Mini Half-Height Card (TPE-NHMPCIED2), and the Penguin Wireless N Mini PCIe Card (TPE-NMPCIE). The RYF certification mark means that these products meet the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.