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1&1 Internet AG receives German Document Freedom Award

http://fsfe.org

1&1, GMX and WEB.DE receive the German Document Freedom Award for the use of Open Standards. The prize is awarded by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure e.V. (FFII). 1&1 is awarded for automatically adding XMPP for all customers of their mail services.

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Swedish activist receives Nordic Free Software Award 2011

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Erik Josefsson is the winner of the Nordic Free Software Award 2011. With the award, the Swedish Foundation for Free Culture and Free Software (FFKP) honours Josefsson for his achievements as a campaigner for freedom in the information society. [...]

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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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La Quadrature du Net and the FFII (EU) Respond to the European Commission’s Digital Agenda

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European freedom and rights groups are concerned about the deal Neelie Kroes is getting after lobbyists got involved

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EU: NoSoftwarePatents and FFII Respond to Google’s VP8 Announcement

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Initial announcement, interpretation, and comments about the good news from Google

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Lobbying Leads to Protest — the FFII and the FSFE Rise in Opposition to Subverted EIF

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European rights/freedom groups rise up against proprietary multinationals

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Final Bilski Briefs Filed - Microsoft, Google, FFII, ABA, etc.

http://www.groklaw.net

More intriguing Bilski briefs filed. The door is shut now, so there will be no more, I gather. Both the ABA and Patently O have them all listed, and the latter includes a helpful brief blurb giving an outline of the theme of each. So read them all if you wish.

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The FFII and Red Hat’s CEO Express Dissatisfaction with United States Patent System

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More new calls for the elimination of software patents in the USPTO

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Red Hat States Its Case Against Software Patents

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MS and GE (Microsoft and General Electric) have jointly filed their case in favour of software patents in Europe (de facto banning of Free software) and FFII has made their mockery available as HTML, but what we also have is the submission from Red Hat, which only Glyn Moody appears to have analysed.

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Patents, Protests, Plebiscites, and Protecting your freedom

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"When he attended a rally in Munich this month, Richard Stallman took time out of his busy schedule to talk with our News Editor, Britta Wülfing. The conversation covered everything from Software as a Service, to patents, protests, international politics, and protecting your freedom...

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New Enclosures: What Has Free Software Got to Do with Patents on Pigs?

http://guorbatschow.com

"Munich, Germany. Marienplatz. Richard Stallman spoke at a joint rally against bio- and software patents in front of the European Patent Office.“ -- ( FSF ) --

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Stallman discusses Free Software and GPLv3

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

"On June 29, 2007 the Free Software Foundation released the GNU General Public License, version 3. What happened since then? I had the opportunity to discuss many subjects with FSF's founder and president Richard Stallman..."

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The Question of Software Patents without Democracy

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The question of software patents without democracy and the FFII response

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Petition demands effective ban of software patents in Europe

http://press.ffii.org

"Berlin, 12 December 2008 - Backed by the FFII and other organisations, software developers launch a petition in 28 languages to stop software patents and protect European innovators. The petition asks for legislative clarifications to clear out the legal uncertainty and imbalances created by software patents..."

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Fighting Software Patents - Singly and Together

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"Software patents are the software project equivalent of land mines: each design decision carries a risk of stepping on a patent, which can destroy your project..."

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