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The Free JavaScript campaign
by Zak Rogoff last modified Apr 06, 2015 01:26 PM
When looking to ensure that our computers are running free software, we usually turn our attention to the operating system and programs we install. Increasingly, we also need to look at the Web sites we visit. Simply visiting many sites loads software onto your computer, primarily JavaScript, that carry proprietary licenses. If we want to be able to browse the Web without running nonfree software, we need to work together to call for change.
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The patent threat from Apple
by Zak Rogoff last modified Jan 11, 2013 10:37 AM
Steve Jobs went on record vowing to "destroy" Android because he felt Apple deserved an exclusive right to make touch-based smartphones. Jobs obviously did not have the best interest of smartphone users in mind, seeking to restrict options to his proprietary and restrictive devices. But are threats like this credible? How could Apple get rid of Android?
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Blog Entry These pictures are worth 1,024 words
by Zak Rogoff published Jan 13, 2015 last modified Jan 28, 2015 01:18 PM
Today we're launching a new way to express the importance of free software and GNU -- shareable badges.
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Blog Entry Tor Challenge hits it out of the park
by Zak Rogoff published Sep 23, 2014
If you need to be anonymous online, or evade digital censorship and surveillance, the Tor network has your back. And it's more than a little bit stronger now than it was this spring, thanks to the Tor Challenge.
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Blog Entry Tor relay reinstated in the Kilton Library: a win for free software-based anonymity
by Zak Rogoff published Sep 16, 2015
In July, Kilton Library in Lebanon, New Hampshire set up a relay server in the Tor network, which lets Internet users surf the Web anonymously. Tor is relied on every day by whistleblowers, journalists, and dissidents in oppressive regimes, and each relay makes the network stronger. This was the first time a library had set up a relay, and the FSF was excited to see the public institution participating.
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Blog Entry Troff document United for a Web without proprietary JavaScript
by Zak Rogoff published Aug 30, 2013 last modified Aug 30, 2013 05:07 PM
For some time now, free software users have been concerned about the increasing number of Web sites that cannot run without nonfree JavaScript programs downloaded and executed on the visitor's computer.
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Blog Entry Unwrap our 2015 Ethical Tech Giving Guide
by Zak Rogoff published Nov 27, 2015
Electronics are popular gifts for the holidays, but people often overlook the restrictions that manufacturers slip under the wrapping paper. From remote deletion of files to harsh rules about copying and sharing, some gifts take more than they give.
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Upgrade from Windows 8
by Zak Rogoff published Oct 25, 2012 last modified Jan 03, 2024 03:20 PM
Blog Entry x-conference/x-cooltalk Vision Survey closes this week. Add your voice!
by Zak Rogoff published Jan 26, 2016
Have you filled out our Vision Survey yet? It's up until Sunday night (specifically 12:00am Eastern or 05:00 UTC on Monday, February 1st). We've received lots of great feedback already, but we want to hear from more people across the free software community.
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Blog Entry Volunteers translate Email Self-Defense guide into Spanish, Romanian, and more
by Zak Rogoff published Aug 01, 2014 last modified Aug 01, 2014 11:46 AM
Free software community rallies around FSF to translate Email Self-Defense into still more languages.
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