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News from the Last Month

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Sep 07, 2004 04:53 PM
News Item 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
News Item 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.
News Item FSF and Stephen Fry celebrate the GNU Project 25th anniversary by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 01, 2008 11:07 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 2, 2008 -- The GNU operating system is turning 25 this year, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has kicked off its month-long celebration of the anniversary by releasing "Happy Birthday to GNU," a short film featuring the English humorist, actor, novelist and filmmaker Stephen Fry.
News Item 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
News Item Harald Welte and Groklaw announced as winners of the FSF's 2007 annual free software awards by Matt Lee — last modified May 19, 2011 12:53 PM
News Item HTML 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.
Spring 2008 Bulletin available online by Matt Lee — last modified Aug 20, 2008 02:51 PM
Our Bulletin from Spring 2008 is now available online.
Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format! by Matt Lee — last modified Jul 23, 2008 11:31 AM
The OOXML fight continues: here's one way you can help.
News Item Software Freedom Day in Boston is a Wealth for the Commons: Saturday, September 20, 2008 by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 11, 2008 12:47 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, September 11th, 2008 -- It's Saturday and a roomful of people are advising each other on modifying their mobile devices, optimizing their GNU/Linux systems and organizing for software freedom. But it's not a room full of experts -- at least not mostly. Artists, activists, students and others want the freedom to do anything they want with their computers and they're here to learn new tricks and garner shortcuts from each other.
News Item FSF demonstrates iPhone's incompatibility with free software and GPLv3 by Matt Lee — last modified Jul 31, 2008 01:16 PM
News Item Thank you SGI, for freeing the GNU/Linux 3D desktop! by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 19, 2008 11:56 AM
In January of 2008, software code at the heart of GNU/Linux 3D applications was discovered to be non-free—a potential disaster for free software advocates hoping to see advanced graphical acceleration now common on modern operating systems.
News Item Troff document Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco For GPL Violations by Matt Lee — last modified Dec 11, 2008 12:09 PM
News Item "Avoiding Ruinous Compromises" by Richard Stallman by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 26, 2008 11:30 AM
Twenty-five years ago on September 27, 1983, I announced a plan to create a completely free operating system called GNU -- for 'GNU is not Unix'.
New FSF online store by Matt Lee — last modified Jun 10, 2008 06:01 PM
Order from a variety of FSF apparel, books and cuddly gnu toys!
News Item application/java-serialized-object Support freedom by joining the FSF during our year-end fundraiser by Matt Lee — last modified Dec 14, 2008 10:35 PM
Our target is 750 new FSF members and donors by January 31, to help us fund our campaign goals in 2009.
Speak out against ACTA by Matt Lee — last modified Jul 10, 2008 05:48 PM
ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now.
News Item Submit your nominations for the 2008 Free Software Awards by Matt Lee — last modified Sep 15, 2008 01:08 PM
Nominations are requested by 31 October 2008.
News Item image/x-coreldrawpattern ESP launches en.swpat.org: A Wiki for Anti-Software Patent Campaigns by Matt Lee — last modified May 04, 2009 02:59 PM
End Software Patents today launched en.swpat.org, a wiki to document the case against software patents. Over 100 articles have already been started to give an idea of the scope and structure of the wiki.
News Item HTML FSF Releases New Version of GNU Free Documentation License by Matt Lee — last modified Nov 03, 2008 11:12 AM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Monday, November 3, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the release of version 1.3 of the GNU Free Documentation License (FDL). This version of the license allows public wikis to relicense their FDL-covered materials under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) 3.0 license.
News Item GCC Libraries Get Updated License Exception by Matt Lee — last modified Jan 27, 2009 01:54 PM
A new license exception will allow the entire GCC codebase to be upgraded to GPLv3, and enable the development of a plugin framework for GCC.
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