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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
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NPR station WBUR Boston adds support for free audio standard

by Matt Lee last modified May 14, 2008 02:03 PM

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- May 14, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has marked a milestone in their PlayOgg.org campaign with the announcement that National Public Radio (NPR) news station WBUR Boston has begun worldwide webcasting in the free audio format Ogg Vorbis.

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End Software Patents (ESP) Project Formed to Eliminate Software Patents

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 28, 2008 02:32 PM

ESP Estimates U.S. Companies Spend $11.4 Billion Annually on Software Patent Litigation

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"Tackling the Big Issues" at the FSF Annual Associate Member Meeting, Saturday, March 15

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 28, 2008 02:42 AM

Boston, Massachusetts, USA--Thursday, February 28th, 2008--The Free Software Foundation announced details for its annual associate member meeting to be held at MIT, Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, March 15th, 2008.

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FSF to Host Summit on Freedom for Network Services

by Matt Lee last modified Mar 03, 2008 02:18 PM

The Free Software Foundation will host a mini-summit on Freedom for Network Services to discuss how the free software community can ensure that software, and its users, stay free in this new technological environment.

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Join the FSF in calling on libraries to eliminate DRM

by Matt Lee last modified Feb 08, 2008 09:41 AM

Join the Free Software Foundation and DefectiveByDesign.org this Saturday (2/9/2008) at the Boston Public Library to demand the removal of Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology from the library! If you are not from the area, join the cause to eliminate DRM and launch action for your local library if they use DRM.

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A Quick Guide to GPLv3

by Brett Smith last modified Nov 08, 2007 04:13 PM

The FSF Compliance Lab has published a new article to help developers understand the benefits of GPLv3.

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Environmental and social justice groups unite in support of free software

by Matt Lee last modified Nov 23, 2007 11:11 AM

International coalition of environmental and social justice groups condemns Microsoft Vista and calls for the adoption of free software

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Microsoft cannot declare itself exempt from the requirements of GPLv3

by Matt Lee last modified Aug 28, 2007 09:35 AM

"Microsoft has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the software industry for many years, and has sought to attack free software for almost as long," Free Software Foundation says

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Protesters call on the BBC to eliminate DRM from the “iPlayer”

by Matt Lee last modified Nov 01, 2007 01:42 PM

London and Manchester, England — Tuesday, August 14, 2007 — Anti-DRM Protesters call on the BBC to eliminate DRM from the iPlayer

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