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FSF certifies ThinkPenguin USB Wifi adapter with Atheros chip to be free software friendly

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the TPE-N150USB Wireless N USB Adapter, sold by ThinkPenguin. The RYF certification mark means that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy. The TPE-N150USB can be purchased from http://www.thinkpenguin.com/TPE-N150USB.

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2012 Free Software Award winners announced

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Free Software Foundation president Richard M. Stallman announced the winners of the FSF's annual Free Software Awards at a ceremony held during the LibrePlanet 2013 conference.

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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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GNU MediaGoblin is 25% into its FSF-backed crowdfunding campaign

http://www.mediagoblin.org

GNU MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing system for images, video, and audio. We're designing to support decentralization and tons of extensibility. You can think of it as a federated replacement for things like Flickr, YouTube or SoundCloud that you or anyone can run.

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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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GNU Generation

http://libreplanet.org

GNU Generation is an ongoing community and competition to involve pre-university and high school students (approximately age 13-18) in Free Software. Once registered, students work on a project. Each year, participants will be evaluated based on their contribution to Free Software. All active contributors will receive a complementary membership to the FSF, and the top contributors will win a GNU/Linux netbook! The community has currently 98 participants.

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LibreTab… not?

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"Apparently, every Chinese manufacturer is breaking the GPLv2 by not releasing the sources for their modified Linux kernel[...]What is the Free Software Foundation doing?"

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Final rush for FSF membership drive!

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Today is the last day of the FSF's membership drive-- and they have really been turning up their game lately. If you appreciate free software, please join and help meet the goal!

Join here! https://my.fsf.org/associate/support_freedom?referrer=6894

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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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UEFI "Secure Boot" and Microsoft Windows 8: The danger for free software

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Microsoft has announced that if computer makers wish to distribute machines with the Windows 8 compatibility logo, they will have to implement a measure called "Secure Boot." Secure Boot is designed to protect against malware by preventing computers from loading unauthorized binary programs when booting.

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GNU PDF project leaves FSF High Priority Projects list; mission complete!

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The goal of the GNU PDF project from its beginning in 2007 was to provide a complete implementation of the emerging ISO standard for PDF, ISO 32000-1.

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Behind the scenes of the new Free Software Directory

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[…] I'd like to add a little (okay, a lot) more detail here about why we view the Directory as an important component of our strategy to promote free software awareness and use, and how the new version came to be.

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