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Firefox Four Isn't Going To Kick Ass - It's Already Kicking Ass!

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Saw this article, and laughed. Firefox Four isn't going to kick ass, it's already kicking ass. I've been running Firefox Four Beta Eight for a while now, and I like it. No, it's not perfect. It's not meant to be perfect, it's a beta!

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FSFE Newsletter - January 2011

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Public institutions - hares or snails?

Already, 203 public institutions have removed advertisements for proprietary PDF readers from their websites. Particularly outstanding were the responses from Croatia, Russia and Slovenia. In Croatia all except one reported institution deleted the advertisement…

Get active: Help with Euro 2012 championship

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Open source campaigners urge investigation of Novell patent sale

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Open Source Initiative (OSI) has asked a German competition law regulator to investigate the purchase of patents owned by Novell by CPTN, a consortium led by Microsoft and including Apple, Oracle and EMC.

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The GPL/LGPL App Store For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, and Solaris

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Looking at Apple's imitation of Apt, I think that we should build versions of Apt for the proprietary operating systems, to help spread Free Software to those who need it most, the ones who don't know about it.

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FSFE Newsletter - January 2011

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Robots, Football, and Education — Public institutions - hares or snails? — Something completely different — Get active: Help with Euro 2012 championship

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Why I am still supporting Free Software?

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João Pinto writes: "I have assimilated the values of the Free Software -without the radicalism of some of it's activists-. I believe that the ability to keep and expand such freedom is still more important than to use it."

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Ubuntu and the price of Unity

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Canonical's decision to go with the Unity shell on GNOME may be a game changer for Ubuntu, but it doesn't come without risk. Mark Shuttleworth's declared aims are to unite design with free software.

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FSFE's work in 2010 overview

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We have had an eventful year, and a good one. In the following text you will find background links to our various activities. Please take this opportunity to get a much more complete picture of our present and future work for Free Software. Awards, campaigning and other issues.

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Beijing's Tsinghua University and Mozilla Launch Browser For IPv6

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Beijing's Tsinghua University and Mozilla China have jointly developed a new Internet browser product that is specially designed for IPv6. Based on the core of Firefox, the new browser product, with the help of IPv6 tunnel technologies, enables smooth access to some IPv6, Facebook, and Google services, which are usually unstable and/or blocked in China.

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Is Ogg Theora a free and open standard?

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For a while now author has tried to figure out of Ogg Theora is a free and open standard according to included definition. Here is a short writeup of what he has been able to gather so far. He brought up the topic on the Xiph advocacy mailing list in July 2009, for those that want to see some background information.

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The Rise of Open Source Software Foundations

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What do the Linux Foundation, Free Software Foundation, and Apache Project all have in common? They provide a cover for businesses and projects that want to use open source software and contribute to the FOSS community without the risk of stepping on legal landmines or giving up a competitive advantage.

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Issues and challenges for the post-Cablegate/WikiLeaks world

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This post is about what I think we have to watch out after Cablegate. [...] A lot is at stake and if we do not want our children to live in an even more Orwellian society then already we do, we have to do something about it.

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FSF Appeals 2010 - Free Software, Free Society

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Associate members of the Free Software Foundation form a dedicated part of the community: a free software society that supports the ethical cause of computer users' freedom.. If you support the goal of a free software society, please join with your peers around the world in taking this important step.

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KDE e.V. joins Open Invention Network

http://dot.kde.org

KDE e.V. is pleased to announce that we have joined the Open Invention Network community as a licensee. Open Invention Network was founded as a way to help defend the Linux ecosystem, and by extension much of the Free and Open Source software world, from the risks associated with software patents.

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Stallman's Cloudburst: Prudence or Paranoia?

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When Richard Stallman talks, the FOSS community tends to listen, and that's just what could be observed in the Linux blogosphere over the past week or so.

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