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FSFE's antitrust victory with Samba

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FSFE's role in the antitrust case was to ensure that free software developers would be able to use any interoperability information that Microsoft would be forced to publish.

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Status of FSFE's legal dept: FTF

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After 2 years of operation, FSFE's Shane Coughlan has built a legal network of 145 experts, has organised the first European conference for free software legal issues, and worked on GPL enforcement and producing documentation. For the curious, here's a general status report.

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FSFE's antitrust victory with Samba

http://www.fsfe.org

FSFE's role in the antitrust case was to ensure that free software developers would be able to use any interoperability information that Microsoft would be forced to publish. After 5 years of work, the last court case was won last year.

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FSFE's Fellowship at Freedom not Fear in Berlin

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On 8. October the Berlin Fellowship group had their monthly meeting in the Newthinking Store. Beside planning our attendance on the BLIT in Potsdam and the evaluation of the past events like Software Freedom Day and "GNUburtstag" we had a visitor from AK-Vorrat.

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FSFE for Freedom not Fear

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.

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FSFE for Freedom Not Fear

http://mailman.fsfeurope.org

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.

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Happy Birthday To GNU! — The FSFE Celebrates the GNU Project's 25th Birthday!

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the initial announcement of the GNU Project, a pioneering initiative to develop an operating system that gives all users the freedom to modify it and publish modified versions, individually or working together.

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FSFE to make legal consolidation tool available in 10 languages

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) announced today that it plans to make the Fiduciary License Agreement (FLA) available ten languages. The selected languages are English, German, French, Italian, Swedish, Serbian, Polish, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese..."

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Updates from the Free Software Foundation Europe

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

"My name is Shane Coughlan and and I work for Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE), a non-profit, non-governmental organisation with offices in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Sweden. You may remember me from my last FSFE update on this blog on the Freedom Task Force, which is the FSFE's legal training project which I coordinate.

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FSFE Fellowship interview with Sean Daly

http://www.fsfe.org

Sean Daly's been all around Brussels, Luxembourg, Geneva, and Barcelona getting scoops and recording events about anti-trust, OOXML, and GPLv3. It's quite a niche for a volunteer in the free software movement, so our first FSFE Fellowship interview, we ask him why and how he got into this.

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25 years GNU = 25% discount for 25 days.

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"To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the GNU project FSFE will be offering a 25% discount on merchandise from the 23th September until the 17th October..."

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The Free Software Movement not able to be heard at the the European Social Forum (ESF) in Malmö

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Free Software Foundation Europe: «... From September 17th to 21st 2008 the European Social Forum (ESF) is being held in Malmö, in the south of Sweden. More than 20 000 people are expected to participate in the forum, which is a meeting place for social movements in Europe.

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FSFE welcomes KDE's adoption of the Fiduciary Licence Agreement (FLA)

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"Free Software Foundation Europe welcomes the adoption of the Fiduciary Licence Agreement by the K Desktop Environment project. The FLA is a copyright assignment that allows Free Software projects to assign their copyright to single organisation or person.

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[Updated] Guidelines for Free System Distributions on gnu.org

http://fsfe.org

"Yavor informed me, that the GNU website has a new article. So read the Guidelines for Free System Distributions and afterwards you can comment FSFE's public discussion lists."

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Helping FSFE's Fellowship: How and Why

http://ciaran.compsoc.com

"The Fellowship is the primary way people can identify with and support the Free Software Foundation Europe. It provides collaborative tools for supporters to describe what they are doing and interact with each other. The Fellowship is a society for people who want to help the Free Software movement grow..."

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