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Free Software Foundation releases FY2015 Annual Report

by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Aug 11, 2016 02:56 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, August 11th, 2016 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today published its FY2015 Annual Report.

The report is available in low-resolution (2.4 MB PDF) and high-resolution (30.7 MB PDF).

The Annual Report reviews the Foundation's activities, accomplishments, and financial picture. The report examines the impact of the FSF's programs, and FY2015's major events, including LibrePlanet and our thirtieth anniversary.

As with all of the Foundation's activities, the Annual Report was made exclusively using free software, including Scribus, GIMP, Inkscape, and LibreOffice, along with freely licensed fonts and images. The report is released under a CC BY SA 4.0 license.

About the Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation, founded in 1985, is dedicated to promoting computer users' right to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. The FSF promotes the development and use of free (as in freedom) software -- particularly the GNU operating system and its GNU/Linux variants -- and free documentation for free software. The FSF also helps to spread awareness of the ethical and political issues of freedom in the use of software, and its Web sites, located at and, are an important source of information about GNU/Linux. Donations to support the FSF's work can be made at Its headquarters are in Boston, MA, USA.

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