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Blog Entry The board process, the GNU Cauldron, SaaSS, and more
by Ian Kelling published Jan 17, 2024 last modified Jan 22, 2024 10:32 AM
Staff seat board member and senior sysadmin Ian Kelling shares his personal musings on the board process improvements, his experience working at the Free Software Foundation (FSF), why Service as a Software Substitute (SaaSS) should get more attention, some lessons learned from the GNU Tools Cauldron, FSF's legal defense of GCC, and why the FSF needs your financial support.
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The Digital Tipping Point: Free film made with free tools
by John Sullivan published Apr 14, 2009 last modified May 17, 2010 04:45 PM
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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.
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News Item The French bill on 'droits d'auteur' is generating reactions even in the United States
by Matt Lee published Jun 09, 2006 last modified Jun 12, 2006 10:55 AM press release - Paris, June 9th 2006 -- Several events have been slated to take place this weekend throughout the world in protest against the digital padlocking of culture through technical means of protection (DRM or MTP).
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Blog Entry The FSF's approach to using online videos for advocacy
by Greg Farough published Aug 07, 2020
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Blog Entry D source code The last day of our fundraiser, and the work ahead
by John Sullivan published Jan 31, 2014 last modified Jan 31, 2014 12:40 PM
Today is the last day of our winter fundraiser.
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Blog Entry C source code header The LibrePlanet 2022: Living Liberation schedule is here for 19 & 20 March
by Zoë Kooyman published Feb 25, 2022 last modified Mar 20, 2022 10:23 PM
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Blog Entry The Licensing and Compliance Lab interviews Rainey Reitman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
by Donald Robertson published Feb 12, 2015 last modified Feb 13, 2015 09:41 AM
This is the latest installment of our Licensing and Compliance Lab's series on free software developers who choose GNU licenses for their works.
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The most important work for freedom that this culture has seen in generations
by Matt Lee published Jan 27, 2011
"The Free Software Foundation and Richard Stallman's work represents the most important work for freedom that this culture, the American culture, has seen in many many generations because it takes the ideas of freedom and it removes it from the ivory tower, and it removes it from lawyers, and places it in a community—a technology community—that is one of the most important communities defining the contours of freedom that most people in our culture and increasingly around the world will know." — Lawrence Lessig, founder of Creative Commons.
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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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