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Microsoft case: FSFE in European Court of Justice hearing

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Fresh action in the European Commission's antitrust proceedings against Microsoft: On May 24, the European Court of Justice conducts a hearing on Microsoft's appeal against the fine. FSFE has participated in the case for a decade and will intervene on the Commission's behalf.

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Fellowship interview with Florian Effenberger

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Florian Effenberger has been a Free Software evangelist for many years. Pro bono, he is founding member and part of the Steering Committee at The Document Foundation. He has previously been active in the OpenOffice.org project for seven years, most recently as Marketing Project Lead.

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Befragung zu Freier Software in Bremen: Parteien zeigen seltsames Wettbewerbsverständnis

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Nach den Befragungen in anderen Bundesländern, veröffentlichte heute die Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) die Ergebnisse ihrer Parteienumfrage zu Freier Software für die Bürgerschaftswahl in Bremen.

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Free Software: Candle in the Dark

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We live in turbulent times, that’s for sure and the financial crisis is the one to blame. There is a very difficult situation in my country these days and lately there is much anger and discord among people. The Free Software Community is a part of the society, so it is affected by these phenomena. Many people don’t realize one thing.

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FSFE newsletter - May 2011

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This month's headlines:
- Competition authorities: Free Software protects competition
- Mission is possible: take part into our Free PDFreaders campaign follow-up!
- Something completely different: LinuxTag, articles on Free Software on the Fellowship planet.
- Get Active - Internships at FSFE

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British Telecom: please include freedom in your new music service

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As British Telecom plans to roll out their new music subscription service to its 5.5 million broadband customers, FSFE asks them to make user freedom one of the product's key features.

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FSFE Newsletter - April 2011

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- a decade of Freedom: FSFE turned 10
- Worldwide celebration of Open Standards
- news from FSFE's country teams
and much more: pdf readers, gamingfreedom, legal news, red hat & nokia

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Cutting-edge development: the Analogue Printer

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Today FSFE announced a new cutting-edge development: the Analogue Printer.

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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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Fellowship interview with Dan Leinir

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen, when not solving interoperability problems between Open Document Format (ODF) editors at KO GmbH, spends his time developing GamingFreedom.org: a gaming orientated social network which promotes Free culture, and Gluon: a full featured modern game engine, based on the Qt framework.

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Nokia spreading FUD?

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Nokia is spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt about Free Software in the statement where they announce selling the proprietary Qt business to Digia Many organizations which want to use Qt for their business applications choose commercial licenses, for a variety of reasons.

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FSFE Newsletter - March 2011

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Headlines this month:
- Revolution failed: Facebook not available in Egypt;
- Lawyered! - FSFE's legal workshop;
- Leaked documents highlight Germany's Foreign Office move back to non-free software;
- Valentine's Day campaign and PDFReaders news;
- Document Freedom Day: get involved!

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Election results for FSFE's Fellowship GA seat

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All through the month of February, FSFE's Fellows cast their votes for one of their number to represent them in FSFE's General Assembly. The election period ended yesterday at midnight, with the following results.

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UK finally moves on Open Standards

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When it comes to Free Software and Open Standards, the UK has long lagged way behind other countries. There were a few policies that sounded good on paper, but that’s exactly where they stayed. This may be finally changing. The UK Cabinet Office has issued a "procurement policy notice" (.pdf) that is, well, surprising. In a good way.

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Fellowship interview with Massimo Babieri

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Massimo Babieri is an IT manager at the Earth Science Department, of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. As well as holding a Ph.D in Geology, Massimo leads the band The Radiostars, releasing their music under a Free license. As well as being a member of the LUG Scandiano, he has been very active in the ongoing success of the PDFreaders campaign in Italy.

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