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Free software and accessibility
by Georgia Young published Jan 18, 2017
Accessibility is the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to software programs by people with disabilities or impairments, or those using assistive, adaptive, or rehabilitative technologies.
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News Item LibrePlanet 2017 keynote announcement: Author and tech activist Cory Doctorow
by Georgia Young published Dec 22, 2016
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Thursday, December 22, 2016 — The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced that Cory Doctorow will be a keynote speaker at LibrePlanet, the annual free software conference, on Sunday, March 26th, 2017.
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Blog Entry Boing Boing's Cory Doctorow will speak at LibrePlanet 2017: Register to attend today!
by Georgia Young published Dec 22, 2016
Guess who is coming to LibrePlanet?
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Blog Entry chemical/x-isostar Congress kills FCC Internet privacy rule: Help states resist
by Georgia Young published Apr 13, 2017 last modified Nov 07, 2017 04:02 PM
The United States Congress and President Trump have killed a new Internet privacy rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) late last year, but state legislators have stepped in to try to fill the gap.
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Blog Entry Schedule posted: Explore the roots of freedom at LibrePlanet 2017
by Georgia Young published Mar 10, 2017
It's almost time: LibrePlanet 2017 kicks off in two weeks, on March 25! Will you join free software hackers, lawyers, activists, students, educators, librarians, and community organizers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the roots of software freedom?
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Blog Entry Troff document Help put the Planet in LibrePlanet by sponsoring an attendee
by Georgia Young published Dec 18, 2015 last modified Dec 18, 2015 05:13 PM
Here at the Free Software Foundation, we're selecting the program for LibrePlanet 2016: Fork the System right now. It's shaping up to be another standard-setting free software conference -- but we need your help.
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Blog Entry Who is improving the world through free software? Nominate them now
by Georgia Young published Sep 10, 2015 last modified Sep 10, 2015 06:19 PM
Free software projects often fly under the radar: they rarely have a marketing budget, so word of a great project often relies on word-of-mouth within the free software community, especially in a project's early years. Yet we all know there are some truly amazing free software projects out there. That's why the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project have presented the Free Software Awards for nearly two decades, honoring people and projects who have advanced the movement or created free software programs that serve crucial societal needs.
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Blog Entry LibrePlanet Scholarship Fund: last chance to apply!
by Georgia Young published Nov 29, 2017 last modified Nov 29, 2017 01:50 PM
LibrePlanet 2018 is only three months away, and it's your last chance to apply for travel funding!
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by Georgia Young last modified Apr 06, 2015 01:26 PM
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Blog Entry A new challenger to Twitter's walled garden: Mastodon
by Georgia Young published Jun 14, 2017 last modified Jun 14, 2017 06:17 PM
When it comes to social microblogging, Twitter is the 800-pound gorilla. But a new free, federated option is here.
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