Local FSFE Groups


A group picture of the German team

The German FSFE Team in 2010 at LinuxHotel.

FSFE's Germany Team unites people who are deeply committed to Free Software activities in Germany and germanophone countries. With mutual trust and joint experience we engage on various levels.

Please see our list of members, severals ways how to contact us, and the latest news and upcoming events related to Free Software in Germany.

Germany Team members

The Germany Team consists of a selection of FSFE members inside and outside Germany, most coordinators of local groups in Germany, and people from Free Software initiatives. Every member enjoys our full trust. This list of members is not complete.


Please feel free to contact us regarding any Germany-related questions. We treat your inquiry as confidential. If you would like to contact us by encrypted email, please contact the team's coordinators using their public GnuPG keys.

For general discussions about Free Software and the FSFE, please refer to FSFE's public germanophone discussion list.

Email: germany@fsfeurope.org
Postal: Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
Schönhauser Allee 6/7
Stairway 2, 5. floor
10119 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 27595290

News RSS Последни новини

The latest news covering FSFE's activities in Germany. Please also have a look at all FSFE news.

Berliner Parteien zu Freier Software: Regierung enttäuscht, Opposition macht Hoffnung

31 August 2016:

Die Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) veröffentlicht heute als Teil der "Koalition Freies Wissen die Wahlprüfsteine für die Wahl zum Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin am 18. September 2016. Die Parteien konnten Stellung nehmen zur Forderung, öffentlich finanzierte Software als Freie Software zu veröffentlichen, sowie zu ihrer Bereitschaft, Freie Software an Bildungseinrichtungen verstärkt einzusetzen. CDU, Grüne, Linke, Piraten und SPD haben geantwortet und erklärten ihre jeweiligen Positionen dazu. Zudem wurden die Wahlprogramme der Parteien untersucht und Vergleiche zu den Positionen der Parteien von vor fünf Jahren gezogen. Dabei schneiden Grüne und Linke positiv ab, bei der CDU, den Piraten und der SPD sieht die FSFE teils erheblichen Verbesserungsbedarf.

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Zittende regeringspartijen zijn blijkbaar bang voor Vrije Software

23 August 2016:

De Free Software Foundation Europe maakt vandaag als deel van de "Coalitie Vrije Kennis de verkiezingstoetsstenen voor de verkiezingen voor het parlement van Mecklenburg-Vorpommern op 4 september 2016 bekend. De partijen konden stelling nemen ten aanzien van de eis om publiek gefinancierde software als Vrije Software openbaar te maken en ten aanzien van de bereidheid om Vrije Software versterkt in het onderwijs in te zetten. De Groenen staan positief ten opzichte van Vrije Software en doen voorstellen voor de omschakeling. De Linksen hebben de betekenis van „Vrije Software“ als zodanig erkent, hoewel concrete voorstellen voor de omschakeling ontbreken. SPD en CDU hebben daarentegen inhoudelijk veel in te halen.

Compulsory Routers: what customers have to take care of now

25 July 2016:

Up until now, Internet service providers (ISPs) in Germany determined the router users had to use to connect to the Internet. The user had no say in this decision. This changes on August 1. A new law will allow users choose the device that gets installed in their homes. The FSFE wants to ensure everybody knows about their new rights and is asking users to report cases in which ISPs try to avoid the new regulation.

Events RSS iCal Предстоящи събития

A selection of upcoming events in Germany with FSFE's presence. Please also have a look at the complete list of events.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

02 November 2016

On Wednesday, 2 November, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Zentrale Coworking in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.