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"Non-commercial" is NOT Free Software. Microsoft understands this

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Free Software Foundation Europe congratulates the European Commission on pushing Microsoft to give users greater choice between different browsers. "The selection screen will make users aware that they can make their own choices," says Karsten Gerloff, FSFE's President. "We are glad that FSFE has helped the Commission to put limits to Microsoft's desktop monopoly."

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The Fellowship Grant for November

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The three first fellowship grants have been attributed to Alexjan Carraturo, Ferdinand Thommes, Matija Šuklje. There are still 11 months left.

The Fellowship is the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) community. Fellows participates in keeping Free Software going strong in Europe and beyond. Join the Fellowship or apply for a grant if you want to help and can't afford to join.

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FSFE and Others Denounce Latest Microsoft-inspired FUD Against GNU/Linux and Free Software

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Siim Kallas' latest smear of Free software invites several factual responses; Jason Hiner’s new attack on GNU/Linux put in perspective

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FSFE: EC caves in to proprietary lobbyists on interoperability

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Free Software industry criticises remarks by Commission's Vice President Siim Kallas: The European Commission (EC) has given in to the demands of lobbyists for Microsoft and SAP when it revised a key document on interoperability between electronic government services.

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Freedom Food: FSFE to cook for its donors

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Get the opportunity to have a diner prepared by FSFE staff! Free Software Foundation Europe is launching the last round of its FOODraising ^W fundraising campaign.

Donate now and help Free Software!

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O'Reilly Safaribooksonline goes proprietary

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Safaribooks online were availabe in HTML-View for a long time and were accessible with free software.Now the O'Reilly Safari team has decided to stop this and deliver online books in Adobe flash format only for online reading. As expected gnash does not work. This means reading and browsing O'Reilly books online is no more possible with free software.

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Does Microsoft care about their customers’ security?

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More than a month after the BSI, a German IT security federal agency, issued a warning about a high-risk vulnerability in Windows7, Microsoft has finally decided to warn their customers in a security advisory.

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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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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Leif-Jöran Olsson

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Leif-Jöran Olsson is a language technologist and XML enthusiast with a long history in the Swedish solidarity movement. I sat down for an interview with Leif-Jöran and asked him about his background, his education and the various projects he’s been involved in.

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FSFE: Solution for Oracle/Sun deal: Make MySQL independent

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Oracle should agree to put MySQL in the hands of an independent non-profit guardian, proposes the Free Software Foundation Europe. The Free Software community could develop MySQL to its full potential, while Oracle would not have to worry that a competitor could take over the database project.

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FSFE Adds Weight to Call for Mono Resistance

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The FSFE's president writes about Mono and Novell's former employee writes about Novell versus gratis

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FSFE Wants the European Commission to Stop Microsoft’s Racketeering

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The FSFE advises the Commission to put an end to Microsoft FUD using unnamed software patents; Eolas sues massively

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Microsoft antitrust case: FSFE offers analysis to European Commission

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The Free Software Foundation Europe has analysed the most important elements that a settlement should contain to allow real competition in the European software market. It has summarised those key points in a letter sent to Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Andreas Tolf Tolfsen

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Andreas Tolf Tolfsen is a web technologist, developer and aspiring musicologist - who works at Opera Software, and regularly fights for digital freedoms. I sat down for a Jabber session with Andreas, asking him about his work, his life and his music.

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"Ask your candidates" / Now I ask you

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Because of the German federal elections in 2009, FSFE called on all German Free Software supporters to ask the parties’ candidates about their positions on Free Software and Open Standards. FSFE set up a page about the German Bundestagswahl to help asking questions, and to collecting answers.

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