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- 26 January 2011
- A first installment of a GNU Status Report is available. This is a partial revival of the original GNU's Bulletin, with the aim of providing GNU-wide information from time to time, for as many packages as possible. More info.
- 9 December 2010
- Savannah was down for a few days recently due to a password compromise and then a disk failure. Also, some Apache features have been turned off for web pages. Full news items.
- 16 November 2010
- US citizens: Stop the Internet blacklist bill. Sign the petition at http://demandprogress.org/blacklist, and see the post on fsf.org for more information.
- 29 September 2010
- Interested in free video formats? We need your help! The FSF is looking for a few volunteers willing to commit an average of a few hours per week as reliable technical consultants helping people transcode their videos to free formats like WebM and Ogg Theora.
- 30 June 2010
- The June issue of the Free Software Supporter is out -- you can read it and subscribe to receive future monthly issues by e-mail.
- 25 March 2010
- GNU urges people working on free software to follow standards and guidelines for universal accessibility on GNU/Linux and other free operating systems with the release of the GNU Accessibility Statement.
- 20 March 2010
- FSF President Richard Stallman explains the dangers of Software as a Service for free software in a new article.
- 2 January 2010
- All packages using GNU Automake to produce distribution tarballs with make dist should update to the 1.11.1 or 1.10.3 release, or otherwise work around the problem.
- 31 December 2009
- The FSF is hosting a GNU Hackers' Meeting for GNU maintainers and contributors from March 18th-21st as part of the LibrePlanet 2010 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read the details and RSVP.
- 23 July 2009
- FSF president Richard Stallman explains the unintended interactions between the Swedish Pirate Party's platform and free software -- and proposes a solution -- in his new article, How the Swedish Pirate Party Platform Backfires on Free Software.
- 27 May 2009
- Help improve Canadian copyright law! The Globe and Mail has put C-61, a copyright reform bill, on a wiki for editing. See the LibrePlanet page for information on participating.
- 27 May 2009
- The FSF is hiring a new campaigns manager, to help with GNU and to run DefectiveByDesign, PlayOgg, and other exciting free software campaigns. Read about the job and how to apply.
- 7 May 2009
- FSF has launched a new free software activist internship program. Applications for the summer term are due Monday, May 25. Read the full announcement.
- 14 April 2009
- Richard Stallman has given an interview to O'Reilly Media in which he talks about Free Software licencing and a number of other current issues including software patents, free device drivers, and the FSF's current campaigns. Read the interview here.
- 25 March 2009
- CREDIL is hosting a contest where you can win prize money for working on free software. It's been going for a couple of days already, but the deadline isn't until Sunday, March 28th, so there's still time. Read more.
- 24 March 2009
- Wietse Venema and Creative Commons were announced as winners of the annual free software awards at LibrePlanet last weekend. Read more about their work and the awards.
- 23 March 2009
- 7 March 2009
- More and more students are considering whether a university teaches computer science and software development using Free Software when deciding where they will study. If you know of a Free-Software-oriented university then email us.
- 24 February 2009
- New Zealanders, please support the Creative Freedom Foundation.
- 16 February 2009
- Europeans, please attend this conference on the Telecom package, called "Who wants to control the Internet?".
- 1 February 2009
- PDF is a free format supported by free software but many PDF documents instruct you to use a particular vendor's reader. Find out more about free software PDF readers and their advantages at pdfreaders.org.
- 27 January 2009
- The FSF has published a new GCC Runtime Library Exception which will allow the entire GCC codebase to be upgraded to GPLv3, and enable the development of a plugin framework for GCC.
- 9 January 2009
- With the release of the Windows 7 public beta today, the FSF is declaring victory in its BadVista.org campaign. Read and share the full announcement.
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