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Petition: promote the use of free software in US schools

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov

Whitehouse.gov has a petition to advocate and gradually replace in US schools software with restrictive licensing in favor of open source alternatives with GPL type licenses. In as much as possible we should have our students using software that complies with the definition of free software as defined by the Free Software Foundation.

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Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 36 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 33 weeks ago
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TLWIR BREAKING NEWS: GNU/Linux Petition Featured on WhiteHouse.gov!

http://beginlinux.com

On January 30th, 2012, I started a petition requesting that the U.S. government broaden their use of Free Software and Open Source software to save money. I deeply believe that this one step is PART of the solution to the problem of the crushing national debt that the United States is currently facing. Software expenditures are a very small part of our national budget.

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Created by rdjere 2 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 30 weeks ago
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After TAL's great episode on software patents, petition them to help out by using Ogg Vorbis!

http://www.fsf.org

This American Life's recent episode "When Patents Attack!" brought much new awareness to the problems that software patents and patent trolls create. So it's ironic that the show is only available in the patent-encumbered MP3 format. Sign the petition asking them to help be part of the solution by using Ogg Vorbis!

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Created by brett 3 years 6 days ago – Made popular 3 years 6 days ago
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Help Get Coreboot Onto System76 Machines!

http://writerofthings.blogspot.com

System76 is taking a look at getting Coreboot onto their machines. However, it is up to us to show them that we really want it. Sign the petition, and help out the Free Software community.

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Created by DeadSuperHero 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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Sign petition for open Internet in Europe

http://www.euopeninternet.eu

This petition is up for signature in light of the decisions affecting the open Internet being taken at European level, and in reaction to the statement made in the USA on 21 September by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

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Created by stargrave 4 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 49 weeks ago
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petition demanding that Amazon drop DRM from the Kindle

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation's DefectiveByDesign.org campaign, in cooperation with prominent authors, journalists, and librarians, has launched a petition against the Amazon Kindle's use of digital restrictions management (DRM).

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Created by akf 5 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 4 weeks ago
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Protect the freedom to read, end DRM on books

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

Amazon's recent remote deletion of 1984 and Animal Farm struck a nerve. There was something so undeniably creepy about a company entering hundreds of virtual bookshelves in the middle of the night and deleting "1984" (of all books!).

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Created by stargrave 5 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 4 weeks ago
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Sign the petition to stop copyright extension in EU

http://www.soundcopyright.eu

After their successful counter to software patents, the EFF is organizing another movement to stop copyright extension in the EU.
The first step is to sign the petition

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Created by db0 6 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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Help your national board say "NO" to OOXML

http://gregladen.com

"For those who wish to know the gory details, here is a quick way to get them. These eight points are part of a petition circulated by the organization OOXML..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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