Free Software Foundation Europe
12 December 2017
For more than two years the Free Software
Foundation Europe has worked on the issue of Radio Lockdown introduced by a
European directive which may hinder users to load software on their
radio devices like mobile phones, laptops and routers. We have informed
the public and talked to decision makers to fix critical points of the
directive. There is still much to do to protect freedom and IT security
in our radio devices. Read about the latest proceedings and the next
11 December 2017
Wear this t-shirt as an icebreaker to explain binary counting and Free Software
to your friends—and look good doing it!
07 December 2017
The yearly report of the Free Software Foundation Europe gives you a breakdown
in one document of important things we have done and achieved during the last 12
months. Read on to find out about our activities, the campaigns we have run, the
events we have visited or organised, the groups we have helped, and what
resources we counted on to do it.
06 December 2017
The Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
released the source code and documentation of Basisregistratie Personen (BRP), a
100M€ IT system that registers information about inhabitants within the
Netherlands. This comes as a great success for Public Code, and the FSFE
applauds the Dutch government's shift to Free Software.
30 November 2017
A new copyright proposal is currently discussed by the EU co-legislators. Part of this proposal is Article 13 which can hamper our ability to collaborate with each other online as it imposes new monitoring obligations and installation of arbitrary upload filters on every code hosting and sharing provider. The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) today raises its voice to save code sharing and joins 80 other organisations in an open letter towards the EU Council.
26 to 30 December 2017
As in previous years, the FSFE will be present with an assembly during the Chaos Communication Camp from December 26 to 30. More details will follow. Currently we are running our call for sessions, if you are interested to participate, check the news-item: https://fsfe.org/news/2017/news-20171024-01.en.html
03 to 04 February 2018
FOSDEM, Europe's largest Free Software conference, takes place on
February 3 and 4 at Campus Solbosch of Free University Brussels (ULB).
Admission is free.
As usual, FSFE is present with a booth and presents latest news from its
work, a wide range of information material, stickers, and postcards, and
of course the latest FSFE fashion
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