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Activista finlandés y hacker danés comparten Premio Software Libre Nórdico 2012

12 November 2012

El activista finlandés por el Software Libre Otto Kekäläinen y el hacker danés Ole Tange recibieron el Premio Software Libre Nórdico 2012. La Asociación Sueca por el Software Libre y la Cultura Libre (FFKP, Föreningen Fri Kultur och Programvara) otorga anualmente el Premio Software Libre Nórdico en reconocimiento a personas y proyectos que han hecho aportaciones importantes a la libertad del software.

Moving our public administration towards trust, facts and confidence

22 October 2012

Otto Kekäläinen, the Finnish FSFE country team coordinator, gave a talk in Berlin about the case regarding some of the major cities in Finland, which are considering using LibreOffice.

City of Helsinki Wants To Keep Software Costs Secret

11 July 2012

The IT department of the city of Helsinki claimed in a report to the city board that migrating to OpenOffice would cost is over 21 million euros. On 10th of April 2012, FSFE filed a Freedom of Information request, asking the city how it had arrived at a surprisingly high cost estimates for running OpenOffice (now LibreOffice) on the city's workstations. The city of Helsinki has now denied this request and has stated that it will not release any details about the calculations.

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Team Finland

  • Timo JyrinkiTimo JyrinkiDeputy Coordinator Finlandia

  • Otto KekäläinenOtto KekäläinenCoordinator Finlandia

  • Timo Juhani LindforsTimo Juhani Lindfors

  • Martin von WillebrandMartin von Willebrand

Group photo of FSFE Team Finland founders

FSFE's Team Finland founders at the University of Helsinki.