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LibrePlanet software freedom conference announces line-up

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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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Support the FSF: Turn your dollars into decibels

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Make a one-time donation to help us make your voice for software freedom heard. Please support us at whatever amount feels right to you. Every dollar helps us raise your voices one more decibel.

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The FSF opens nominations for the 15th Annual Free Software Awards

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project today announced the opening of nominations for the 15th annual Free Software Awards. The Free Software Awards include the Award for the Advancement of Free Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.

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FSF Announces JavaScript License Web Label

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If you browse the Web today, your browser will probably download and run nonfree JavaScript software on your behalf. You should be able to say no to that software—but to date, that hasn't been practical. JavaScript License Web Labels are our newest effort to make this easier.

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Can you help the FSF get colocated hosting?

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If you know a Boston-area company or institution that could offer us colocated hosting and bandwidth, FSF could use your help! This is a great opportunity for a company or institution to give back to the free software community, and make a direct, tangible contribution to free software development.

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Help FSF raise $300k by Jan 31st so they can do more for Free Software

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With your support this past year, we made a difference and accomplished a great deal for free software around the world. But we don't just want to repeat this in 2012 — we want to make an even bigger impact, and we need your help to do it. To reach our fundraising goal, we need to raise just $229,000 more over the next seven weeks.

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FSF announces new executive director

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the appointment of John Sullivan as its new executive director.

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Free Software Foundation's software repository hacked

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The Web front end for a Free Software Foundation software repository remains down after the server it was hosted on was attacked last week.

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Interview of the Free Software Foundation

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Open source has been in the media for quite some time whether directly or indirectly. With ACTA leak and the ASCAP letter two big news items that affects open source, we decided to sit down with the Free Software Foundation and talk about these.

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The FSF is needed now - more than ever

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When would one expect an organisation like the Free Software Foundation to be really relevant to the world of computing at large - when there is a limited threat to freedom in computing or when the threat is increasing exponentially?

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FSF calls for ACTA fight

http://www.theinquirer.net

A SECRET TREATY that will see the governments of the world hand over control to the music and film industries is being challenged by open sourcerors.

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“Patent Absurdity” Looks for Translations Amid Lobbying from Florian Müller and Microsoft

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The short movie “Patent Absurdity” (as can be viewed above) is looking to expand its reach

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Darkness Visible: Making Patent Absurdity Patent

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Software patent law is not for the faint hearted. Now the FSF has funded a new video where top hackers and legal experts explain where the idea came from and just why it is so bad for free software. With increasing evidence that patents harm, rather then help, innovation, is the tide beginning to turn against software patents?

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Software Patents Complication Shows Why Linux Needs the FSF

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Contrary to common misconceptions, the FSF's philosophy and work actually defend Linux from the patent attacks it currently faces from Apple, Microsoft, and possibly their henchmen at Intellectual Ventures

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Free Software Foundation: Google should free the web from Flash and H.264

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Although Google's take-over of On2 Technologies has only just been completed, already the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is calling on the company to release On2's video codec technology as a patent free standard.

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