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How and why the FSF drives free software development
by John Sullivan published Nov 12, 2018
While much of the public attention the FSF receives focuses on our activist campaigns and our advocacy work, associate members who join the FSF as a way to "give back" for all the free software they use should feel confident that their support will indeed help produce more of that software. Here are three ways in which the FSF drives free software development.
Located in Bulletins / 2018 / Fall
News Item FSF statement on Microsoft joining the Open Invention Network
by John Sullivan published Oct 10, 2018
For many years, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has called on Microsoft to cease its use of computational idea patents to aggressively intimidate free software developers, distributors, and users. Today, these calls have met with some tentative success.
Located in FSF News
Fifteen years of FSF associate members
by John Sullivan published Jun 18, 2018
Located in Bulletins / 2018
Respecting freedom is better for business
by John Sullivan published Dec 19, 2017
The GNU General Public License (GPL) does not exist to maximize a company's ability to make money compared to proprietary mechanisms. Making money at the expense of people's freedom is not an ethical way to make money, and the overriding purpose of the GPL is to protect computer user freedom when the surrounding laws are failing to do so.
Located in Bulletins / 2017 / Fall
Blog Entry How we are addressing a mistake we made while running
by John Sullivan published Nov 03, 2017
Located in Blogs / From the FSF's Executive Director
Copyleft's decline: A claim without evidence
by John Sullivan published Jul 10, 2017
Located in Bulletins / 2017 / Spring
Free software takes root in the White House gardens
by John Sullivan published Jan 09, 2017
Located in Bulletins / 2016 / fall
News Item FSF announces change in general counsel
by John Sullivan published Oct 27, 2016
Located in FSF News
News Item chemical/x-pdb Free Software Foundation statement on 2016-09-16
by John Sullivan published Sep 16, 2016 last modified Sep 16, 2016 11:08 PM
Located in FSF News
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

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