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News Item FSF Job Opportunity: Web Developer
by John Sullivan published Aug 22, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 10:15 AM
Free Software Foundation is hiring a Web Developer
Located in FSF News
Stop the Hollyweb
by John Sullivan last modified Nov 14, 2013 05:11 PM
Located in Bulletins / 2013 / spring
News Item chemical/x-pdb FSF responds to Microsoft's privacy and encryption announcement
by John Sullivan published Dec 05, 2013 last modified Dec 05, 2013 03:36 PM
Yesterday, Microsoft announced a new effort to "[protect] customer data from government snooping." FSF executive director John Sullivan issued the following statement on Thursday, December 5th:
Located in FSF News
Blog Entry Pot, meet kettle: a response to Steve Jobs' letter on Flash
by John Sullivan published May 03, 2010 last modified Nov 02, 2012 12:45 PM
Watching two proprietary software companies deeply opposed to computer user freedom lob accusations back and forth about who is more opposed to freedom has been surreal, to say the least. But what's been crystal clear is that the freedom these companies are arguing about is their own, not that of their users. And what they are calling freedom isn't freedom at all -- it is the ability to control those users. Adobe is mad at Apple for not letting Adobe control iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users via Flash, and Apple is mad at Adobe for suggesting that Apple is arbitrarily abusing its control over Application Store users.
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Born to run
by John Sullivan published Dec 13, 2011 last modified Oct 11, 2012 04:45 PM
A primary goal of the Free Software Foundation is a world where everyone can do what they need to do with their computers using only free software. Great progress has been made toward this goal. Free software has reached a point where it is now easily possible to buy an affordable computer with hardware -- including Wi-Fi and accelerated graphics -- that is fully supported by free software (an excellent resource for choosing appropriate hardware is
Located in Bulletins / 2011 / Fall 2011 Bulletin
Blog Entry Troff document Will sprint for freedom: Report from the NYC CiviCRM code sprint
by John Sullivan published Nov 29, 2011
If your organization is using CiviCRM, I'd encourage you to attend one of these events. Thank you to Donald Lobo and Dave Greenberg for organizing this one!
Located in Blogs / Community
News Item Octet Stream FSF says: Take a stand with us for freedom, against ACTA
by John Sullivan published Jun 16, 2010
Located in FSF News
Blog Entry Thank you for the software that makes our work possible
by John Sullivan published Feb 14, 2014
At the FSF, we not only spend every day promoting, protecting, and building free software -- we also use exclusively free software for everything we do. From our servers to our desktop systems and laptops, from our accounting to our Web and print publications, everything is done using software that is available for everyone to use, share, and modify.
Located in Blogs / Community
Blog Entry Dear Microsoft: is not a "gambling site"
by John Sullivan published Jun 22, 2012 last modified Jun 25, 2012 03:06 PM
If Microsoft's "reputation" database can't tell the difference between a gambling site and an independently audited registered nonprofit public-interest charity founded almost 30 years ago, it is certainly doing you and your business more harm than good.
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Blog Entry FSF announces fundraising support for GNU Guix, a new approach to GNU/Linux
by John Sullivan published Dec 16, 2015 last modified Dec 16, 2015 04:34 PM
GNU Guix is liberating, dependable, and hackable!
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