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FSFE supports recognition for User Data Rights

29 August 2015:

FSFE supports the publication of the User Data Manifesto 2.0, which aims at defining basic rights for people to control their own data in the internet age. The manifesto is published today and also supported by GNOME, KDE, Netzpolitik.org, ownCloud, Spreed, “Terms of Service - Didn’t Read” and X-Lab.

FSFE's role in the Bacula project

17 August 2015:

In April 2015, we announced a change in the relationship between Kern Sibbald and the FSFE owing to the cancellation of the Fiduciary License Agreement (FLA) between Kern and the FSFE which previously made the FSFE a fiduciary for copyrights in the Bacula software.

Interview with FSFE Fellow Neil McGovern

04 August 2015:

After some discontinuity, FSFE will start again to interview their sustaining members. This way, we like to show you who we are, where we come from and what we stand for. This month and as the first in our new series, we interviewed Neil McGovern, FSFE from the United Kingdom. Neil has been working in the Open Rights Group and was recently elected as Debian Project Leader (DPL). Read about his role as DPL, his engagement in Free Software as well as on political levels.

16 June 2015:

In an important step towards modernising the EU's copyright laws, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a report on the Copyright Directive by MEP Julia Reda.

05 June 2015:

On June 16th, the European Parliament's Legal Affairs committee will vote on a report with a number of groundbreaking recommendations for copyright reform.

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Events

Freedom not Fear Demonstration in Cologne, Germany

29 August 2015

On August 29, there will be the Freedom not Fear Demonstration coming to Cologne, Germany. The local group will represent FSFE with a booth and information material. If you like to meet us or know more about Free Software and the FSFE, please pass by.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

02 September 2015

On Wednesday, 2 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

FSFE Info-booth organized by Fellowship group Rhine/Main at Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt

19 September 2015

On Saturday, 19 September, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will inform visitors of the Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt. Stop by and have a chat with us!

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