"Paris, September 16th 2009 - We Must Protect Net Neutrality1 in Europe! Organizations from all around Europe share their concern of seeing Net Neutrality being sacrificed during the conciliation procedure of the directives of the EU Telecoms Package.Read more »
"On June 6th the members of the European Parliament for the 2009-1014 period will be elected by the citizens of the 27 member countries. Shortly after this, the new representatives will start a new round of negotiations of the infamous Telecom package. If you are a citizen of one of the member countries, we ask you to consider the position of the different parties before casting your vote..."Read more »
"The upcoming European parliament elections give the free software movement an opportunity to educate the candidates to the importance of protecting free software from bad legislation involving software patents, interoperability and net neutrality. The French free software association April has organized the Free Software Pact initiative, but they need your help.Read more »
"New translations of the Free Software Pact are available. We now have the Free Software Pact in Catalan, German, Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish thanks to the work of volunteers..."Read more »
RMS: « The European Parliament voted to reject the punishment-on-accusation plan of the War on Sharing, but failed to defend net neutrality. »Read more »
"The Free Software Foundation spreads the Free Software Pact Initiative by putting a link up on the front page of FSF web site and GNU website..."Read more »
«...Spokesperson for the campaign, Alix Cazenave, said free software advocacy groups in Spain and Portugal are about to join the campaign. 'And we are also making contact with German free software activists.' ...»Read more »
"European Parliament election in 1 month and 4 days. The last months before elections politicians are listening very carefully to their voters. http://www.freesoftwarepact.eu has some ideas how to bring Free Software into politicians minds.Read more »
"...Sarnez, a member of the European Parliament since 1999, is currently campaigning to be re-elected to the European Parliament. She has recently pledged her support for free software, after being approached by the Free Software advocacy associations April in France and the Associazione per il software libero in Italy.Read more »
"A proposal for extending copyright protection for sound recordings in EU member states to 70 years passed the European Parliament today..."Read more »
* Version 2.2 of gNewSense released
* FSF releases audio recording of LibrePlanet conference
* Winners of the annual free software awards announced!
* European Elections and the Free Software Pact
* Can you help the Open Graphics Project?
* Nintendo DSi: Defective by DESiGN
* Join Amazon authors' "drmfree" effort
"Free Software advocacy associations April (France/Belgium) and Associazione per il software libero (Italy) have launched a joint campaign aimed at the European Parliament elections in early June. The campaign invites citizens to ask candidates to sign the Free Software Pact..."Read more »
"Welcome to the Free Software Pact Initiative! Free Software advocacy associations April [...] and "Associazione per il software libero" (Italy) have launched a joint campaign aimed at the European Parliament elections in early June 2009. The campaign invites citizens to ask candidates to sign the "Free Software Pact".Read more »
"Paris, Jan 26th - The European Parliament's committee for legal affairs (JURI) voted the Medina report on Copyright last week. This report goes against its initial objective to account on the failure of the 2001 copyright directive. It only contains ridiculous repressive measures dictated by the entertainment industries, and goes as far as denying the Commission's ongoing studies.Read more »
EuroparlTV seems to work only for users of either Adobe’s proprietary Flash player (via the proprietary Adobe Flash file format) or users of Microsoft’s Windows Media Player (via the proprietary WMV file format).
What this means to an open web, that is usable for everyone should be clear.Read more »