Free Software Foundation Europe fsfe@identi.ca

Brussels, Europe

non-profit organisation working on freedoms to use, study, share and improve software as critical for equal participation in the information age.

  • 2016-02-09T19:30:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    I love Free Software Day 2016

    It's time to say "thank you" on 14th of February, the "I love Free Software" Day 2016. The Free Software Foundation Europe asks all Free Software users to use the traditional day of love to think of the hardworking people contributing to the Free Software we all depend on. As every year there are many ways for people to participate in this online campaign which has first been celebrated five years ago. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2016-02-05T16:00:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    European Free Software Policy Meeting 2016

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  • 2016-01-28T12:00:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE Newsletter - February 2016

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  • 2016-01-28T11:30:03Z via Spigot To: Public

    MEPs vote for more Free Software in public sector

    On 19 January, the European Parliament adopted its own-initiative report "Towards a Digital Single Market" in response to the European Commission's Digital Single Market strategy. FSFE is glad to see that the Parliament took an affirmative attitude and a bolder stance towards the increased use of Free Software and its importance to digital single market. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

  • 2016-01-26T10:30:03Z via Spigot To: Public

    Document Freedom Day about to move into the hands of the Digital Freedom Foundation

    The Free Software Foundation Europe is delighted to hand over the organisation of the international Document Freedom Day to the Digital Freedom Foundation. Document Freedom Day is the global campaign for document liberation and awareness of Open Standards with grassroots events throughout the world. The Digital Freedom Foundation is best known to organise Software Freedom Day, the international day to celebrate Free Software. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

  • 2016-01-26T10:00:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    Document Freedom Day about to move into the hands of the Digital Freedom Foundation

    The Free Software Foundation Europe is delighted to hand over the organisation of the international Document Freedom Day to the Digital Freedom Foundation. Document Freedom Day is the global campaign for document liberation and awareness of Open Standards with grassroots events throughout the world. The Digital Freedom Foundation is best known to organise Software Freedom Day, the international day to celebrate Free Software. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2016-01-18T17:00:04Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE's input on ICT standards for the Digital Single Market

    FSFE provided the European Commission input on setting priorities in ICT standards and answered to the public consultation on the adoption of a Priority ICT Standards Plan which has been proposed in the Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-12-29T22:30:04Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE joins April in disagreement on Microsoft education agreement

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  • 2015-12-16T13:30:04Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE needs your donation to work for Free Software in 2016

    Lots of people and companies in our society benefit from Free Software. The Free Software Foundation Europe is empowering people to control technology since 2001. To make a difference in our work, we aim at 140.000€ in donations until 31 January, of which we already received 60.000€. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-12-07T13:00:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE Newsletter - December 2015

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  • 2015-11-21T00:00:03Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE Booth at the "LinuxDay" in Dornbirn (Vorarlberg/Austria)

    FSFE will be present with a booth at the LinuxDay in Dornbirn on the 2015-11-21. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-11-10T10:30:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    European Parliament pushes for Free Software

    On 29 October 2015, the European Parliament adopted a report (2015/2635(RSP)), which condemned mass surveillance throughout Europe. While focusing primarily on legal precedents of data protection, Parliament proposed new recommendations to improve IT security by migrating to free software, as well as adding free software as a mandatory selection criterion in public IT procurement. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-11-09T11:00:03Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE Newsletter - November 2015

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  • 2015-11-05T21:00:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    Erfolg gegen Routerzwang: Gesetz für Endgerätefreiheit verabschiedet

    Nach fast drei Jahren intensiver Arbeit der Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) und vieler anderer Organisationen wurde am heutigen Donnerstag das Gesetz „zur Auswahl und zum Anschluss von Telekommunikationsendgeräten“ vom Deutschen Bundestag beschlossen. Die FSFE begrüßt das neue Gesetz, da es effektiv den Routerzwang für ungültig erklärt und endlich Endgerätefreiheit für Anlagen wie Modems und Router herstellt. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

  • 2015-11-04T10:30:02Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE submits comments on the European Commission's Digital Single Market strategy

    The European Commission has set a goal to make the EU's single market fit for the digital age by adopting “A Digital Single Market Strategy” which is aimed at bringing down regulatory barriers between 28 different national markets. According to the Commission, a true Digital Single Market (DSM) can be achieved by taking the following actions: Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

  • 2015-10-31T08:30:52Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE signs association joint letter for terminal device freedom

    Together with 9 other civil and economic organisations the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) sent a letter to numerous members of the German Bundestag concerning the compulsory routers issue at the present Wednesday. The letter is supposed to highlight the importance of passing the bill for freedom of terminal devices in telecommunication. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

  • 2015-10-30T21:00:41Z via Spigot To: Public

    Zurich Fellows offer Laptops with Libreboot

    Fellows in Zurich started "Free Computer for Free People", an initiative to offer laptops that run completely on Free Software only. This includes alternative firmware as well as free BIOS. By reusing used hardware, the Zurich Fellows also like to foster a sustainable use of hardware. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-10-30T20:30:41Z via Spigot To: Public

    Pictures from the FSF's 30th birthday are now available

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  • 2015-10-30T20:00:42Z via Spigot To: Public

    FSFE convinces 1125 public administrations to remove proprietary software advertisements

    After six years of activity, the PDFreaders campaign is coming to a close this month as one of our most successful campaigns. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html

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  • 2015-10-30T19:30:43Z via Spigot To: Public

    Interview with FSFE Fellow Isabel Drost-Fromm

    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a day that aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. FSFE happily joins the celebration of Ada Lovelace Day by interviewing Isabel Drost-Fromm - long time FSFE Fellow, member of the Apache Software Foundation and co-founder of Apache Mahout as well as the Berlin Buzzwords conference. Read about Free Software migration, free search engines, Java, Berlin and her advice for your personal contributions. Support FSFE, join the Fellowship: https://fellowship.fsfe.org/login/join.php Make a one time donation: http://fsfe.org/donate/donate.html