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LibrePlanet software freedom conference announces line-up

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the line-up for its upcoming LibrePlanet 2013 conference, to be held in Cambridge, MA at the Harvard Science Center on March 23-24.

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Software Freedom Day on September 17th

http://softwarefreedomday.org

It's almost that time again. Check the registered events to see if SFD is celebrated in your vicinity. Or throw an event of your own. Explain to people what it is all about. What is the free software definition? Why was the GNU project started? Who is rms? Or maybe just put their banner on your website. This a good chance to give back.

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Open Education 2011 - Call for Proposals

http://openedconference.org

Open Education encompasses a wide range of ideas and practices: open educational resources, open learning support, open credentialing, open access, open scholarship, open teaching, and others. Sometimes open education is enacted by a national government or as an institutional initiative, other times an open education practitioner can feel like a lone voice crying in the wilderness.

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Freedom to Read, Freedom to Write: Celebrating Document Freedom Day 2011

http://opensource.com

Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) invites individuals, community groups and institutions to celebrate the Document Freedom Day (DFD) on March 30th. DFD is a global day to celebrate Open Standards and open document formats and its importance. Open Standards ensure the freedom to access your data, and the freedom to build Free Software to write and read data in specific formats.

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Software freedom crusader Richard Stallman on European tour

http://www.politics.co.uk

Dr Richard Stallman, the global crusader for the freedoms of computer users, will be embarking on a lecture tour during February and March.

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ElastixWorld 2010

http://elastix.org

PaloSanto Solutions is pleased to announce that the inaugural ElastixWorld 2010 will take place over two days on November 18-19, 2010 in Quito, Ecuador, and you're invited!!

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More Than 60 Schools in Kaohsiung City Signed the Software Freedom Manifesto

http://blog.ofset.org

Principals from more than 60 elementary, junior high, and senior high schools of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, signed a "Software Freedom Manifesto" at the invitation of the city's Education Bureau on Sep 9 Thursday morning in a press conference.

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Ohio LinuxFest Proves Real FOSS Diversity

http://www.linuxplanet.com

The annual Ohio LinuxFest is a genuine grass-roots community event. It is one of the most fun and most worthwhile Linux fests, and one of the most welcoming-- everyone from brand-new Linux users, people curious about Linux, to wizened gurus and everyone in between are welcome.

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FOSDEM 2011 Is The 5th & 6th Of February

http://www.phoronix.com

The staff behind the Free Software Developers' European Meeting (FOSDEM) have just announced that the 2011 conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of February. This is the first weekend of February, which is right around the time that the other FOSDEMs have taken place. Like always, this event will be taking place in Brussels, Belgium.

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Education Across The Nation - Free Software in Ethics and in Practise - Canberra, 6 Oct 2010

http://nicta.com.au

"Richard Stallman will speak about the Free Software Movement, which campaigns for freedom so that computer users can cooperate to control their own computing activities. The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, often erroneously referred to as Linux, specifically to establish these freedoms..."

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Richard Stallman Explains Why Microsoft is ‘Infiltrating’ Free/Open Source Software Events

http://techrights.org

The freedom of the software we all sometimes use is under attack, in part thanks to companies like ACCESS and Microsoft, which found a partner in Tim O’Reilly and others who take money to change the direction of Open Source (taking it further away from Free/libre software)

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GNOME and KDE 2011 Desktop Summit in Berlin

http://dot.kde.org

The GNOME Foundation and KDE e.V. have announced that they will co-host the second Desktop Summit, combining the two organisations Akademy and GUADEC conferences, in August of 2011 in Berlin, Germany

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A free software week in the Basque country

http://blogs.fsfe.org

With sights like the old town of San Sebastián and the Guggenheim museum at Bilbao, the Basque country in northern Spain is certainly worth a visit. But the reason that I and FSFE staffer Rainer Kersten spent a week there had nothing to do with old houses, art or pintxos.

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Free Art License

http://basekamp.com

«Free Art Licence (or FAL) is a contract that applies the “copyleft” concept to artistic creation of all kinds, without formal or aesthetic discrimination of any kind. If you or your artworld call it art, you can protect it under FAL by making it free.

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Anti-Linux Company (Microsoft) is ‘Infiltrating’ LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010

http://techrights.org

Two conferences which target a Linux audience, namely LinuxTag 2010 and LinuxCon 2010, have invited (or were pressured to invite) people from the company that attacks Linux with insults, lobbying, and litigation

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