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FSFE calls for an amendment of Slovak Copyright Act

https://blogs.fsfe.org

Free Software Foundation Europe calls for an amendment of the Slovak Copyright Act that would eventually enable Free Software and Creative Commons licenses for Slovak citizens.

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EFF Urges EU Data Protection Authorities to Call for the Repeal of the EU Data Retention Directive

https://www.eff.org

While the directive itself is limited to the storage of traffic data, Privacy Authorities found that data relating to the contents of communications is also being stored.

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Creative Commons launches Public Domain Mark

http://creativecommons.org

Today, Creative Commons announces the release of the Public Domain Mark, a tool that enables works free of known copyright restrictions to be labeled in a way that clearly communicates that status to the public, and allows the works to be easily discovered over the Internet.

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Sintel: new movie from Blender's team, is available for download

http://www.blendernation.com

Our short animation film now has been published online for everyone to watch and spread! It's been an exciting moment for our team, and for everyone who as eagerly awaited this moment. We hope you enjoy it!

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Open Government Licence enables re-use of information

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

The UK Open Government Licence is a key element of the Government's commitment to greater transparency. It provides a single set of terms and conditions for anyone wishing to use or license government information and removes some of the existing barriers to re-use.

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CERN supports Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org

Creative Commons is deeply honored to announce CERN corporate support at the "creator level". CERN is one of the world’s premier scientific institutions–home of the Large Hadron Collider and birthplace of the web. This donation comes on the occasion of the publication under Creative Commons licenses of the first results of LHC experiments.

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Easy to Understand Guide to 10 Free Software Licenses

http://blogs.fsfe.org

An idea that is suggested every now and then is to look at software licensing and give it a kind of “Creative Commons” feel; that is, present the terms of the license in a pleasant and orderly way by means of icons. We’ll take the top 10 licenses and for each, label it with icons

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CC on the Free Music Archive

http://creativecommons.org

"It has been just over four months since the Free Music Archive launched as a destination for high-quality, freely licensed music [...] Today we are ecstatic to announce that CC has joined the FMA’s curatorial ranks! ..."

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A holiday plea

http://psung.blogspot.com

"Shortly before the holidays I made donations to three organizations: the Free Software Foundation, Wikipedia, and Creative Commons. If you'll kindly indulge me for a minute, I'll explain why I think the work of these organizations is so important to an open internet and a free and properous society. Consider giving whatever you can spare (whenever you can spare it) to one of these groups..."

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The Year in Allies

http://wikinortheast.blogspot.com

"...All Wikimedians should be conscious they are part of a broader movement, the Free Culture movement, itself a kissing cousin to the Free Software movement..."

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Rank Your Free Music on Nodes.fm

http://creativecommons.org

"...Nodes.fm encourages musicians to upload their music so that it can be voted upon. Besides operating at no cost to musicians, and using our copyleft Attribution-ShareAlike license, Nodes.fm is free software as its codebase is released under the Free Software Foundation’s AGPL license."

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An open response to Chris Frey regarding GFDL 1.3 - by RMS

http://www.fsf.org

"Dear Mr. Frey, Your letter about our recent change to the GFDL, which lets operators of some GFDL-covered wiki sites relicense their contents under Creative Commons BY-SA license, raises the important questions of whether this change and the way we made it were proper, and what they imply in regard to trusting the FSF's stewardship of our licenses in the future..."

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, November 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

## In this issue
* Support freedom: How YOU can make a difference for free software
* New USB membership cards and FSF Bulletin
* New t-shirts in our store
* OpenDocument campaign page gets a revamp
* Bilski ruling: a victory on the path to ending software patents
* Show your support with the FSF campaigns widget
* DefectiveByDesign.org: MP3-compatible, a new DRM-free music promotion

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Wikimedia and GFDL 1.3

http://mako.cc

"I spent more time than I would like to admit massaging the process that ultimately led to the release of the the GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 (GFDL) by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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Open Letter to Richard Stallman

http://www.advogato.org

"Dear Mr. Stallman,

I am writing to express my disappointment with the Free Software Foundation regarding the recent release of the GNU Free Documentation License version 1.3..."

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