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Next year's LibrePlanet is themed "Charting the Course" and the call for sessions has just been officially announced. Read more: u.fsf.org/3tw #FreeSoftware #LibrePlanet
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We just want to give a shoutout to @AlexCEngler of @BrookingsGov for the important analysis of the proposed EU AI Act and its implications on #freesoftware development. Read more in this month's #FreeSoftwareSupporter at u.fsf.org/3uf
Highlighted in this month's #FreeSoftwareSupporter, journalists @sairahussain87 and Will Greenberg of @eff recently wrote about electronic monitoring apps. One individual forced to install the software says "your money is not worth my freedom!" More: u.fsf.org/3uf
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Highlighted in this month's #FreeSoftwareSupporter, journalist @dmehro of @WIRED recently wrote about (proprietary) "shameware", which captures screenshots, logs software applications used, and logs URLs of Web pages visited around-the-clock. Read more: u.fsf.org/3uf
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Highlighted in this month's #FreeSoftwareSupporter, journalist @katyanna_q of @theregister recently wrote about how a proposed EU AI Act, yet to be signed into law, would place burdensome and unnecessary regulations on free software. Read more: u.fsf.org/3uf
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Highlighted in this month's #FreeSoftwareSupporter, journalist @IanDBarker of @BetaNews recently wrote about European governments working with Nextcloud (#AGPLv3) to create a #freesoftware replacement for the proprietary software they are using now. More: u.fsf.org/3uf
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The right to repair is crucial for a free future, this is illustrated in our animated video "Fight to Repair." Join our campaign and inform others on the state of #RightToRepair in your country. #FightToRepair fsf.org/ftr
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Interested to know more about the history of the FSF and free software? Follow the FSF's thirty-five (plus!) years of advocating for software freedom with our timeline project: u.fsf.org/3fc #UserFreedom
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Did you hear the word? LibrePlanet 2022 videos have been published! Everything from command line graphic design to brain hacking. Read about their publication and check out the videos on #PeerTube. u.fsf.org/3j3
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Need to know whether a piece of hardware is supported by free software? #hNode has you covered! Its search engine will help you verify #freesoftware compatibility.
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One cool thing about giving a lightningtalk at #LibrePlanet is they are recorded for posterity. Check out past lightning talks in our media archive and consider submitting your talk for #LibrePlanet2023 at libreplanet.org/wiki/LibrePl…
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The FSF turns 37 today! We're charting the course for free software, and we know that many of you are doing the same. Let's take a moment to reflect upon some of our accomplishments as well as the challenges ahead. Read our full history at: u.fsf.org/3ub
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At Mastodon, we present a vision of social media that cannot be bought and owned by any billionaire. Your ability to communicate online should not be at the whims of a single commercial company!
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Lightning talks at #LibrePlanet are short five-minute talks about #FreeSoftware. We will be doing them again at #LibrePlanet2023 You may submit a talk for either in-person or online presentation. Read how: libreplanet.org/wiki/LibrePl…
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It's our birthday today -- we're thirty-seven years old! Check out some of the milestones in the history of #GNU and #FreeSoftware #FSF, such as the publication of #GNUGPL, memberships, #LibrePlanet and our @enddrm campaign: fsf.org/history/#fsf-incorpo…
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Happy birthday @fsf! Happy hacking!
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In this issue, we discuss the rising awareness for #FreeSoftware in France. A hackerspace in Albania shares the ‘Public Money! #PublicCode’ demand. We are looking for a working student to be our next system administrator assistant. fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202210.h…
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Flashback to this blog post from former campaigns intern Leonardo Vignini intern which details the history of #DRM: where did Digital Restrictions Management start, how did it get this bad, and what can we do about it? u.fsf.org/34g defectivebydesign.org
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When is a program and its plug-ins considered a single combined program? "It depends on how the main program invokes its plug-ins. [...] Read the full answer: u.fsf.org/3tj #GNUGPLFAQ
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The FSF is hiring! Please see the following page for information about the full-time licensing and compliance manager position: u.fsf.org/3l0
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