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Thirty years ago this month, the GNU system announcement sparked a conversation that has grown into the global free software movement. Now we invite you to join the GNU community in celebrating this important occasion, and creating a future where GNU is stronger than ever.
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September 28 and 29 at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Join us to celebrate the GNU Project's world-altering accomplishments with cake and coding. The 30th anniversary hackathon will focus on important needs for free software in today's Web-based world. Featuring remarks from GNU founder Richard Stallman.
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Celebrate GNU's 30th anniversary with GNU-a-Day, 30 software freedom actions you can take in the month of September. Click here for more GNU-a-Days.
Day 23: Watch Stephen Fry's "Happy birthday to GNU" video.
Day 24: Support standards and interoperability by adding a line to your email signature requesting people send you documents in free formats.
Day 27: Read our DRM FAQ and make sure your next media purchase isn't encumbered by digital restrictions.
Day 28: Read a chapter from Free as in Freedom and share it with your friends.
Day 30: Enthusiastic about free software? Know HTML? Volunteer as a GNU webmaster.
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- Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Natal, Brazil
- Salvador, Brazil
- São Paulo, Brazil
- Sofia, Bulgaria
- Kitchener, Canada
- Prague, Czech Republic
- Paris, France (on September 21st)
- Augsburg, Germany
- Berlin, Germany
- Milan, Italy
- Tokyo, Japan
- Romania and Moldova
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Oviedo, Spain
- Lausanne, Switzerland
- El Ghazala, Tunisia
- Ankara, Turkey