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Blog Entry Stop software patents from muscling in on Europe
by Zak Rogoff published Sep 19, 2012 last modified Sep 20, 2012 11:59 AM — filed under:
If the corrupt European Patent Office succeeds in imitating America's software patent system, it will be a disaster for software development. Join April, the FSF's French ally, in calling for strong legislation against software patents in Europe.
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Free software and cellphones
by Bradley M. Kuhn published Jun 29, 2010
The mobile telephone market has never functioned like the traditional computer market. Historically, the mobile user made arrangements with some network carrier through a long-term contract. That carrier "gave" the user a phone or discounted it as a loss-leader. Under that system, few people take their phone hardware choice all that seriously. Perhaps users pay a bit more for a slightly better phone, but generally they nearly always pick among the limited choices provided by the given carrier.
Located in Working together for free software / Next steps
Blog Entry Troff document FSF congratulates UK Government on choosing Open Document Format
by libby published Jul 29, 2014
If you live in the UK, you'll soon be able to fill out government paperwork with your freedoms intact. The British government announced last week that Open Document Format (ODF), HTML, and PDF will be the official file formats used by all government agencies.
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Blog Entry Good news about the Novell/CPTN deal
by Brett Smith published Apr 22, 2011 last modified Apr 26, 2011 01:19 PM
Earlier this week the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) announced a joint decision regarding Novell's proposal to sell 882 patents to CPTN Holdings, newly formed by Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and EMC. The authorities ultimately approved the sale, but with conditions that prevent the companies from using the patents to attack free software.
Located in Blogs / Licensing
Free Software Supporter -- Boletín 170, junio 2022
by Free Software Foundation published Jun 21, 2022
Located in Free Software Supporter / 2022
News Item application/java-serialized-object Support freedom by joining the FSF during our year-end fundraiser
by Matt Lee published Nov 12, 2008 last modified Dec 14, 2008 10:35 PM
Our target is 750 new FSF members and donors by January 31, to help us fund our campaign goals in 2009.
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Holiday Buying Guide
by Joshua Gay published Dec 13, 2011 last modified Oct 11, 2012 04:45 PM
With the holidays fast approaching, we thought a holiday buyer's guide was appropriate. People often buy expensive electronic gadgets as gifts, but many of these gadgets are bad for your freedom.
Located in Bulletins / 2011 / Fall 2011 Bulletin
Free Software Supporter -- Numéro 170, juin 2022
by Free Software Foundation published Jun 07, 2022 last modified Jun 20, 2022 08:52 AM
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Free Software Supporter - Issue 163, November 2021
by Free Software Foundation published Nov 01, 2021
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Blog Entry object code November/December 2015 - Ghent and Mexico
by Jeanne Rasata published Dec 30, 2015 last modified Jan 07, 2016 11:06 AM — filed under:
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