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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Georg Greve

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Georg Greve is the founder of the Free Software Foundation Europe and has served as its president since the beginning in 2001. Marking the eight birthday of the FSFE I asked him some questions on his own background and the history of the FSFE for a special birthday edition of the Fellowship interview series.

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Free Software Foundation Europe engages in the EU browser case

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Free Software Foundation Europe today announces that it will support the European Commission's antitrust investigation against Microsoft and to this effect it has formally requested to be admitted as an interested third party.

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FTF releases legal infrastructure guide for Free Software projects

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"...FSFE's Freedom Task Force (FTF) is pleased to announce the release of a guide to assist with establishing legal infrastructure for Free Software projects..."

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Web browser interoperability: FSFE welcomes EC's decision and offers support

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Free Software Foundation Europe welcomes the European Commission's decision and offers its support in the coming anti-trust investigation. As stated previously in a letter to the European Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes, anti-competitive behaviour is unacceptable, whether it occurs as 'tying' products with dominant market segments, or in circumventing standards and fair access.

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FSFE announces New Year's Resolution Fellowship campaign

http://fsfeurope.org

Free Software Foundation Europe is asking people what they can do in 2009 to improve things for themselves and others in the sphere of software freedoms. The best way is to join the successful Fellowship programme, through which Fellows work to support software freedoms - and have fun doing it! Have a look at the site for more reasons to join!

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FSFE list for French-speakers

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"We've set up a francophone FSFE list [...] This breaks our tradition of setting up public lists based on country or regional borders. Europe is complex and the boundaries that history has drawn are not always ideal for community forming..." -- FSFE announces 4 weeks of translation sprint

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FSFE announces 4 weeks of translation sprint

http://www.fsfeurope.org

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) announces a translation sprint for their web pages from 15 December 2008 to 11 January 2009. The aim of this sprint is to provide information about Free Software and FSFE's work in as many languages as possible. Everybody here is invited to help!

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pdfreaders.org: Awareness for Free Software PDF readers.

http://pdfreaders.org

The Fellowship of FSFE has launched a campaign to promote Free Software PDF readers to provide alternatives to the "Download Adobe Reader" buttons found on so many web sites. Visitors of pdfreaders.org get some very brief information about Open Standards and Free Software, and why they matter - along with information about the Free Software PDF readers and links for more information.

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FSFE adds Fellowship representation to General Assembly

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Today FSFE is announcing its revised constitution, adding two Fellowship Seats to its General Assembly. This will give Fellows of FSFE a direct representation in FSFE's strategic decision making body.

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Why we need a World Intellectual Wealth Organisation

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"...On access to intellectual property and the much needed technology transfer that will permit to the Global South to deal with urgent mitigation and adaptation challenges, WBCSD representatives called it "completely unacceptable for industry" that a UN climate agreement would include compulsory licensing of patents.

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FTF and gpl-violations release a guide to reporting and fixing licence violations

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"FSFE's Freedom Task Force (FTF) and GPL-Violations.org today released a guide to reporting and fixing licence compliance issues. This guide will help users and developers to deal with license violation reports.

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FSFE Newsletter: October - Tue Dec 2 13:59:13 CET 2008

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"October marked the beginning of a planning phase in FSFE. As well as planning our campaigns for next year, we've been working on some actions for around the upcoming festive season. Alongside the internal discussions, we've been asking the community for ideas when we go to events or hold Fellowship meetings.

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Analysis on balance:Standardisation and Patents

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Following up on the "IPR in ICT Standardisation" Workshop two weeks ago in Brussels, FSFE president Georg Greve analysed the conflicts between patents and standards. The resulting is paper about the most harmful effects of patents on standards, the effectiveness of current remedies, and potential future remedies.

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A Short Summary of FSCONS 2008

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Already in the preparation stages of FSCONS it became clear that we had something good and unique going. With the aim of making it a social event that bridges between the different movements working for digital freedom, we tried to construct a multifaceted but unified program that in large part emphasized the social aspects.

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FSFE Newsletter

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"This was an important month for Free Software. Not only was Software Freedom Day held (as always) on the 20th, but this years marks the 25th anniversary of the GNU Project. Celebrations took place across Europe and our Fellows continued to support Free Software in local areas with enthusiasm and passion. Other important events took place.

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