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Tell the USTR to reject ACTA
by Brett Smith published Feb 11, 2011
The ACTA drafting process is finished, and countries are beginning to turn an eye toward signing it. Help us stand against it!
Located in FSF News
Blog Entry Thank 'This American Life' and ask them to set an example
by Brett Smith published Jul 29, 2011 last modified Aug 24, 2011 10:22 AM
'This American Life' did some great reporting about software patents. Ask them to help solve these problems and offer the show in patent-free formats.
Located in Blogs / Community
The Free Software Compliance Lab Needs Your Help
by Brett Smith published Jan 27, 2011 last modified Jan 28, 2011 02:52 PM
Brett Smith is the lead compliance engineer in the Free Software Foundation's GPL compliance lab. He helped coordinated the GPLv3 drafting process and has handled enforcement cases against Apple's App Store.
Located in FSF Appeals / 2010
Blog Entry The FSF and Project Harmony
by Brett Smith published Sep 29, 2010 last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
Explaining the FSF's position on Project Harmony
Located in Blogs / Licensing
The FSF's Hardware Endorsement Program
by Brett Smith published Oct 07, 2011 last modified Oct 07, 2011 03:55 PM
Buying hardware that plays well with free software has long been tricky business, even for us here at the FSF -- for a while now, we've done our best to collect information about devices that require only free software drivers in our Hardware Directory. Unfortunately, these recommendations are often hard to follow and go out of date quickly.
Located in Bulletins / 2010 / Fall 2010 Bulletin
Blog Entry The Mozilla Public License version 2.0 is out—and GPL-compatible!
by Brett Smith published Jan 05, 2012
Earlier this week, the Mozilla Foundation published the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 2.0. This is a major update to their flagship license, which covers most of the Foundation's own free software projects, as well as others'.
Located in Blogs / Licensing
Blog Entry text/texmacs Two new projects can help free software replace Skype
by Brett Smith published Jun 08, 2011
GNU Free Call and WebRTC are both building frameworks that stand to make Skype obsolete.
Located in Blogs / Community
Updating the Free Software Definition
by Brett Smith published Dec 10, 2008 last modified May 17, 2010 04:43 PM
Located in Blogs / Licensing
Updating the Free Software Definition
by Brett Smith published Dec 10, 2008 last modified Mar 12, 2010 10:06 AM
Located in Licensing
Blog Entry Pascal source code US Department of Justice Investigating Novell/CPTN Deal Further
by Brett Smith published Feb 04, 2011 last modified Feb 04, 2011 10:55 AM
A couple of weeks ago, we posted the OSI and FSF's joint position statement to the US Department of Justice about Novell's proposal to sell its patents to the newly-formed CPTN Holdings. Yesterday we learned that the DOJ has sent a "Second Letter" to both companies, asking them to provide more information about the deal.
Located in Blogs / Licensing

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