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Free Software as Social Innovation

http://www.fsfe.org

"On Friday 2nd November I attended the London FSFE event, Free Software as a Social Innovation. I am not really a techie (though I have been Free since 1998) and certainly not in an NGO, but had asked to go because I wanted to see some ground level advocacy in action.

I had an interesting day. Feel "Free" to read on..."

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Free Software Research and Civil Society

http://www.france.fsfeurope.org

"On the 4th of December, the Free Software Foundation Europe is organising a workshop as part of the STACS project. The workshop will bring researchers and civil society together to encourage the formation of new joint research projects in the field."

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Free Software as a Social Innovation

http://electronicpapercommunication.blog.20minutes.fr

"...Free Software Foundation Europe and M6-IT would like to invite you to a one day event at The Hub in London on the 2nd of November. The event will help people learn more about Free Software and provide opportunities for hands-on experience with the technology. It's organised as part of the work in the STACS project....

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Do software patents exist in the EU?

https://www.fsfe.org

"...The legislature (the European Patent Convention) says that software ideas are not patentable.

The executive (the European Patent Office) ignores this and approves software patent applications.

The judiciary (the national courts) usually declares the EPO's software patents to be invalid whenever there is a court case. .."

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STACS: Science, technology and civil society

http://www.france.fsfeurope.org

"The issue of civil society involvement in research has not received enough attention. But the European vision of a knowledge-based society demands an early dialogue between scientists, policy makers and civil society. To this end, the STACS project will seek to bridge the gap between research and civil society and find common projects to work on for the future..."

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A workshop on Free and Open Source Software

http://www.demos.co.uk

"...We're just begun a project on science and civil society, in partnership with a number of organisations across Europe. One of them is the Free Software Foundation Europe..."

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Free Software as a Social Innovation

http://zak.greant.com

"The Free Software Foundation Europe and M6-IT are presenting a one day event called “Free Software as a Social Innovation” at The Hub in London on the 2nd of November..."

http://www.france.fsfeurope.org/projects/stacs/london

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FSFE-Germany defending Freedom in the streets!

http://www.fsfe.org

"Last Saturday (22.9) a couple of Fellows, including myself joined the demonstration "Freiheit statt Angst" (Freedom instead of Fear) in Berlin, Germany. The demonstration's focus was protesting against "Anti-Terrorism" legislation that severly threatens our civil liberties in Germany and Europe...."

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SELF: sharing knowledge about Free Software

http://www.selfproject.eu

"The launch of the SELF Platform and the conference held in Amsterdam were streamed on the internet..."

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FSFE & Samba interview about Microsoft anti-trust

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When Monday’s anti-trust verdict was announced, the FSFE and Samba team talked to the gathered journalists and then sat down for a group interview with Sean Daly.

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FSFE To Launch Free Software in Education Program for Teachers

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

A milestone for education on Free Software and Open Standards has been reached. On September 5th 2007 the beta version of the SELF Platform goes live. The official launch is taking place during a conference on Free Software in Education in the Netherlands, accompanied by satellite launch events in Sweden, Bulgaria, Argentina, Mexico and India with workshops and conferences.

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Interview with FSFE President Georg Greve by Sean Daly

http://www.groklaw.net

Greve begins by explaining why GPLv3 provides a higher level of security for your project but also reassures everyone that it's no difficulty if projects such as the kernel wish to remain GPLv2. He does raise some legal issues the kernel folks likely will wish to think about.

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