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Join the Movement

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Join the Open Source and free Software Lebanese Movement community and become active to promote and advocate Free and Open source software.

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Outcry leads to 200 bricks ordered and reprehensible Nintendo response

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

In a little over a week, we surpassed our goal of taking 200 brick orders for Nintendo, to protest their claim that they have the right to "brick" (disable) users' devices when used outside of Nintendo's outrageous Terms of Service.

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Parabola GNU/Linux joins the FSF list of free distributions

http://www.fsf.org

Parabola GNU/Linux is a full featured general-purpose distribution that's committed to only including free software. Parabola strives to keep its packaging and management tools as simple as possible, so that users have plenty of flexibility to install and configure the system to their liking.

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Bitcoins: A new way to donate to the FSF

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The FSF is now accepting Bitcoin donations. FSF joined the list of organizations accepting donations of Bitcoins. Bitcoin is a virtual peer-to-peer currency, powered by free software, and we've received several requests over the last year to participate.

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High Priority Project done: The Unarchiver provides free RARv3 extraction

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Free software to support the RARv3 archive format has been listed on our High Priority Projects list for some time now. We've always had ways to create and extract free archive formats, using tools like GNU tar and Info-ZIP. The RARv3 format is proprietary, so we don't want it to replace these tools, but it's not uncommon to see it used for distributing multimedia files over the Internet.

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FSFE newsletter - May 2011

http://fsfe.org

This month's headlines:
- Competition authorities: Free Software protects competition
- Mission is possible: take part into our Free PDFreaders campaign follow-up!
- Something completely different: LinuxTag, articles on Free Software on the Fellowship planet.
- Get Active - Internships at FSFE

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Why collaboration and free software make sense in the enterprise

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The words "sharing" and "collaboration" don't exist in the lexicon of your typical for-profit corporation. Josselin Mouette was at the Gnome Asia Summit to show how free software can favourably tip the balance sheets. Josselin, the Gnome maintainer in Debian, also talks about CUT, the new addition to the Debian family of repositories.

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Insider's look at Nokia's exit from MeeGo

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Andre Klapper was a busy man at the Gnome Asia summit. Maybe it was the aura of the hackfest that got to him. Or maybe it was the spicy Indian food. Whatever it might be, Andre was unstoppable, giving one talk after another. We caught him off stage to do some more, um, talking.

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Educating with free software

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Frederic Muller, president of Software Freedom International, was flaunting two things at the Gnome Asia Summit in Bangalore -- his passion for free software, and his newly acquired beard. We try to capture both in this interview. Frederic has lots of hands-on experience of promoting free software in education and offers wonderful advice for others who want to do the same.

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FSFE Newsletter - April 2011

http://fsfe.org

- a decade of Freedom: FSFE turned 10
- Worldwide celebration of Open Standards
- news from FSFE's country teams
and much more: pdf readers, gamingfreedom, legal news, red hat & nokia

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Tagesschau.de awarded for the use of Open Standards

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Today the ARD internet platform Tagesschau.de will receive an award for the use of Open Standards at the "Document Freedom Day". The prize is awarded by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure e.V. (FFII) for offering the broadcasted shows also in the free video format "Ogg Theora".

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Fellowship interview with Dan Leinir

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Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen, when not solving interoperability problems between Open Document Format (ODF) editors at KO GmbH, spends his time developing GamingFreedom.org: a gaming orientated social network which promotes Free culture, and Gluon: a full featured modern game engine, based on the Qt framework.

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2010 Free Software Awards announced

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BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 -- Free Software Foundation president Richard M. Stallman announced the winners of the FSF's annual free software awards at a ceremony on Saturday, March 19th, held during the LibrePlanet 2011 conference at Bunker Hill Community College.

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Cell phones are 'Stalin's dream,' says free software movement founder

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Nearly three decades into his quest to rid the world of proprietary software, Richard Stallman sees a new threat to user freedom: smartphones.

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Please help to save the Gnash project

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To make a long story short it's really hard to develop Gnash. basically the rules in the reverse engineering of Flash make it so that to work on the project you can never have used a version of Adobe flash for your own personal use to begin with.

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