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Jamendo goes offline to support Free culture

http://blog.jamendo.com

"Jamendo, the world’s largest platform for free music downloads under Creative Commons licenses and a supporter of Free culture, is reinforcing his offline presence all over Europe..."

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EU states to discuss Internet filtering

http://fsfe.org

"...This isn't a direct threat to free software, but Sarkozy's proposal is to give control over Internet connections to the Music industry. Internet connections are important for free software users and developers, and the Music industry is practically always our opponent on legislative issues..."

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

http://www.thelocal.se

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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Software Patents Riot Spreads to Four Continents

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Renewed action against the spread of software patents seems to be surging so suddenly

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Speak out against ACTA

http://www.fsf.org

"ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now..."

* http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/acta [...]

Take action! ..."

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Anger as IP sacrificed for interoperability

http://www.managingip.com

The European Commission’s initiative to promote interoperability at the expense of IP rights has been criticized by the software industry

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Bruce Perens: Don’t Trust Microsoft on ODF; Europe to Crack Down on Microsoft Lobbying

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Yesterday we wrote about Microsoft’s attempt to ‘consume’ ODF. Joining the skepticism now is the man behind the open source definition and a vocal critic of Novell’s deal with Microsoft. Bruce Perens does not trust Microsoft, either. He explains why.

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Welcome to the Hacker Space Festival (16-22 June 2008, Paris)

http://www.hackerspace.net

"...The goal of the Hacker Space Festival is to bring together people from many cultural and technological backgrounds and from different Hacker Spaces and Autonomous zones in France and Europe (and from beyond, if they can attend) to share and show what's going on..." -- via http://artlibre.org/archives/news/315

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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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GPL-Violations.org and FSFE's Freedom Task Force to work more closely together

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"GPL-Violations.org and FSFE's Freedom Task Force to work more closely together. Coordinators of the FSFE Freedom Task Force (FTF) and GPL-Violations.org recently met in Berlin to discuss future cooperation. The two organisations have agreed to deepen their partnership, building on their combined work since the launch of the FTF in October 2006..."

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Then, They Fight You… by Buying Some New Laws

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A roundup of RAND abuses, software patent lawsuits and lobbying for lock-in in Europe.

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Microsoft Shill Watch: Be Alert

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The European regulators intend to crack down on the sorts of dirty trick Microsoft has been pulling since its early days.

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Free Software Foundation Europe Newsletter, Wed May 21

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"...Please consider how you can contribute to our movement. You can visit http://fsfeurope.org/contribute for suggestions of ways to get involved...
1. FTF workshop leads to broad agreement on European licensing infrastructure
2. Lack of quality in standardisation a serious problem
3. Licensing as a strategic imperative, speech at FISL
4. Fellowship Group at Ubuntu Release Party in Berlin

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Is Microsoft Trying to Illegalise/Exclude MythTV and Increase Eavesdropping?

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Microsoft sets dangerous precedence with NBC, says the EFF

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