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.
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.
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.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, July 16, 2013 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today joined eighteen other activist and advocacy organizations in challenging the National Security Agency's (NSA) mass surveillance of telecommunications in the United States with a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The recently revealed surveillance program intercepts and catalogs the time, place, and participants of all calls on Verizon's phone network over a defined period. This includes calls made between advocacy organizations and their supporters.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — Despite
dedicated resistance by tens of thousands of Web users and civil
society groups, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee allowed Encrypted Media
Extensions (EME) to move to the next phase of development within the
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) yesterday.
Were it grounded in reality, Oracle's claim that copyright law gives them proprietary control over any software that uses a particular functional API would be terrible for free software and programmers everywhere.
DEADLINE PASSED. No longer accepting applications.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Massachusetts 501(c)(3) charity
with a worldwide mission to protect freedoms critical to the
computer-using public, seeks a motivated and organized Boston-based
individual to be its full-time Operations Assistant.