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FSF statement on Microsoft joining the Open Invention Network

by John Sullivan last modified Oct 10, 2018 09:13 PM

For many years, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has called on Microsoft to cease its use of computational idea patents to aggressively intimidate free software developers, distributors, and users. Today, these calls have met with some tentative success.

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FSF takes international day of action for a Day Without DRM on September 18th

by Molly de Blanc last modified Oct 03, 2018 01:36 PM

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA – Monday, September 17, 2018 – The Free Software Foundation (FSF)'s Defective by Design (DbD) campaign is holding the 12th annual International Day Against DRM (IDAD) tomorrow, on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018. IDAD is a day to take action against Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), while imagining what the world could look like without DRM.

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Eleventh annual LibrePlanet conference set for March 23-24, 2019

by Free Software Foundation last modified Sep 05, 2018 11:01 AM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, September 5, 2018 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the dates of the eleventh annual LibrePlanet free software conference, to be held March 23-24, 2019, in the Boston area.

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FSF job opportunity: Business operations manager

by Free Software Foundation last modified Sep 20, 2018 12:05 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 Boston-based individual to be our full-time Business Operations Manager.

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FSF Job Opportunity: Copyright and Licensing Associate

by Free Software Foundation last modified Aug 10, 2018 12:37 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 Boston-based individual to be our full-time Copyright and Licensing Associate.

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Minifree Libreboot X200 Tablet now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom

by Donald Robertson last modified May 30, 2018 10:59 AM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the Libreboot X200 Tablet, from Minifree Ltd. The RYF certification mark means that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

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Zerocat Chipflasher "board-edition-1" now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom

by Donald Robertson last modified May 15, 2018 11:55 AM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the Zerocat Chipflasher board-edition-1. The RYF certification mark means that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

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Free Software Foundation receives $1 million donation from Pineapple Fund

by Free Software Foundation last modified Jan 30, 2018 12:38 PM

The anonymous Pineapple Fund has donated $1 million worth of Bitcoin to promote and defend free software, computer user freedom, and digital rights.

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Announcing LibrePlanet 2018 keynote speakers

by Free Software Foundation last modified Jan 17, 2018 11:08 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the keynote speakers for LibrePlanet, the annual free software conference, taking place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25, 2018.

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FSF adds PureOS to list of endorsed GNU/Linux distributions

by Donald Robertson last modified Dec 21, 2017 11:03 AM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, December 21, 2017-- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the addition of PureOS to its list of recommended GNU/Linux distributions.

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Federal employees can now support the FSF through the Combined Federal Campaign

by Free Software Foundation last modified Oct 31, 2017 04:20 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation today announced its participation as a beneficiary charity in the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign, the workplace giving campaign for United States federal government employees.

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New FSF membership benefit: LibreOffice certification

by Georgia Young last modified Oct 24, 2017 03:03 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that the opportunity to apply for LibreOffice certification for migrations and trainings is now available to FSF Associate Members.

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LibrePlanet free software conference celebrates 10th anniversary, CFP and registration open now

by Georgia Young last modified Sep 19, 2017 04:02 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the dates of the tenth annual LibrePlanet free software conference, which will be held March 24-25, 2018, in the Boston area.

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FSF announces new fiscal sponsorship for SeaGL conference

by Free Software Foundation last modified Aug 01, 2017 01:43 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, August 1, 2017 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced today that the Seattle GNU/Linux (SeaGL) Conference will join the Working Together for Free Software Fund, becoming the first conference fiscally sponsored by the FSF.

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Fifteen new devices from Technoethical now RYF-certified to respect your freedom

by Donald Robertson III last modified Jun 28, 2017 01:26 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts USA — Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 — The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to fifteen devices from Technoethical (formerly Tehnoetic): the TET-N150HGA, the TET-N300, the TET-N300HGA, the TET-N300DB, the TET-N450DB, the TET-BT4, the TET-X200, the TET-X200T, the TET-X200S, the TET-T400, the TET-400S, the TET-T500, the TET-X200DOCK, the TET-T400DOCK, and the TET-D16. The RYF certification mark means that the products meet the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

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