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Blog Entry For Ada Lovelace Day, highlighting FSF sysadmin Lisa Maginnis
by Zak Rogoff published Oct 14, 2014 last modified Oct 14, 2014 06:35 PM
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, when we share stories of women in technology and their achievements.
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Blog Entry Frans de Jonge tells us about KOReader in this AGPLv3 interview
by Craig Topham published May 19, 2023 last modified Jun 26, 2023 11:38 AM — filed under:
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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News Item Free Form: Free Software News for September 29th 2010
by Molly de Blanc published Sep 29, 2010 last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:42 AM
Recently, in free software news, Richard Stallman protested representatives of the European Patent Office giving a presentation in Australia concerning software patents. Trisquel released their newest LTS version, codename: Taranis. The chief architect of Apple's compiler group answered a question about the upstream potential of their work on the GNU Compiler Collection.
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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
Free Software Foundation
by Matt Lee last modified Nov 15, 2011 06:25 PM
Free Software Foundation — what we do
News Item Free Software Foundation encourages shoppers to 'Give Freely' with new Giving Guide
by libby published Nov 28, 2012 last modified Nov 28, 2012 06:02 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, November 28, 2012 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced its 2012 Giving Guide, a resource for people looking for ethical electronics gifts this holiday season.
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News Item PostScript document Free Software Foundation lending aid to support local free software groups
by Free Software Foundation published Mar 22, 2021 last modified May 06, 2021 03:06 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Sunday, March 21, 2021 -- As part of its annual LibrePlanet conference, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced its plan to provide small grants to local free software groups around the world.
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News Item Free Software Foundation statement on PRISM revelations
by John Sullivan published Jun 07, 2013 last modified May 29, 2019 10:51 AM
To protect their freedom and privacy, the FSF urges everyone to contact their representatives, avoid Software as a Service, and donate to support projects working for a better, safer world.
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News Item Free Software Foundation statement on new iPhone models from Apple
by wtheaker published Sep 10, 2013
The Free Software Foundation encourages users to avoid all Apple products, in the interest of their own freedom and the freedom of those around them.
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News Item Free Software Foundation statement on the GNU Bash "shellshock" vulnerability
by Free Software Foundation published Sep 25, 2014 last modified Sep 30, 2014 12:05 PM
A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the free software shell GNU Bash. The most serious issues have already been fixed, and GNU/Linux distributions are working quickly to release updated packages for their users. All Bash users should upgrade immediately, and audit the list of remote network services running on their systems.
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