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FSFE to EC: Don’t waste an opportunity with a hasty deal

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High Noon in Brussels: At the end of her term, competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes is wrapping up two open cases against Microsoft. The company offered to settle in July 2009. FSFE is concerned that a quick settlement could deprive Europeans of competition and innovation in a software market based on open standards, in particular where Free Software is concerned.

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Happy Software Freedom Day!

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"We work for software freedom every day, but today is the day we mark to celebrate Free Software. Over 500 teams in 90 countries are holding events, meetings and parties, for example in Vienna and Leipzig..."

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The human face of the FSFE

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The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is an organization that does a lot of behind-the-scenes things, mostly policy and legal, which can be a little hard to see at times. Of course we are always happy to support Free Software projects manage the legal and organizational aspects of, um, projecthood.

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EU browser case: FSFE says details of settlement will be crucial

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Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) congratulates the European Commission on its firm stance in the antitrust investigation against Microsoft, which has led the company to offer a settlement. For any such settlement, getting the details right will be crucial for competition and innovation in the web browser market.

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Introducing FSFE's new president, vice president and executive team

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During its General Assembly in Miraflores de la Sierra, Spain, the members of FSFE elected new coordinators for several of the organisation's activities, including strategy, legal and executive coordination.

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We speak about Free Software

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Free Software is often referred to as "Open Source." This is a result of an attempt by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) to create a marketing campaign for Free Software.

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Romanian government spends 450+ mEUR on Microsoft

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The Romanian government is about to spend almost half a billion of Euro on non-free software. The announcement of this deal was just a few days before the Free Software conference eLiberatica in Bucharest.

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FSFE seeking legal department coordinator and staff members

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FSFE is seeking applicants for coordinator and staff positions in our legal department, the Freedom Task Force. The FTF coordinator and staff work in cooperation with a mixed team of volunteers and employees to support FSFE's mission.

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FSFE submission to European Patent Office

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Our vision is for the European Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry become the most vibrant in the world - and the European Parliament shared this vision, when it made the necessary amendments to the directive on computer-implemented inventions during its first reading on 24 September 2003.

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Free Software Foundation Europe submits amicus brief to EPO

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Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) submitted its comments to the European Patent Office (EPO) on the patentability of software, responding to a request of the Enlarged Board of Appeal. In the brief, FSFE explains the harmful nature of software patents for innovation, competition and economy in general.

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FSFE seeking Executive Director

http://fsfe.org

It will be the responsibility of the Executive Director to coordinate FSFE's day-to-day affairs through working with a mixed team of volunteers and employees. Further responsibilities include management of the organisational assets according to the priorities set by the General Assembly and coordination of the Executive Council.

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FSFE and the Fellowship reorganise their domains

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"In the past months, the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) visibly improved the technological infrastructure of the Fellowship. We moved the Fellows’ blogging platform to a new site, we created a Planet to aggregate the Fellows’ blogs and we provided them with an improved and functional wiki..."

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FSFE Fellowship interview with Myriam Schweingruber

http://fellowship.fsfe.org

Myriam Schweingruber is a devoted Free Software advocate with a flair for convincing people. Having worked as a translator, a school teacher and a pharmacist, Myriam is quite experienced in the art of communication, and gives a clear impression of trustworthiness.

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FSFE seeking Executive Director

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"FSFE was established in 2001 as a multi-cultural distributed organisation with volunteers and staff distributed across various European countries. Its approach is that of a result driven NGO with emphasis on constructive dialogue for lasting political and legal change.

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Free Software Foundation Europe Celebrates Eighth Birthday

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For eight years now, the Free Software Foundation Europe has been working tirelessly for basic rights and freedoms in an increasingly software-driven society. The 11th of March 2009 sees another major milestone passed, with its 2^3 (eighth) birthday being celebrated by its friends, Fellows and associates.

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