25 March 2015:
Today is Document Freedom Day, the international
day to celebrate and raise awareness of Open Standards. On this
occasion, we would like to reflect on the importance for public
institutions in general, and for the European Commission in
particular, considering its leadership role, of using Open Standards
in all their digital communication and services.
24 March 2015:
On March 25 is this years Document Freedom Day and,
depending on your time zone, it has already started. Document Freedom
Day is the global campaign for document liberation by local groups
throughout the world. So far more than 50 groups registered their events
in over 25 countries ranging from Asia, Europa, Africa, to South and
16 March 2015:
… Nicolas Dietrich! The election period for this year's Fellowship
GA seat has ended on March 13, 2015. FSFE is proud to have had three
outstanding candidates that were running for office this time. Now,
Nicolas Dietrich is happy to take over the GA's Fellowship seat from
former representative Heiki "Repentinus" Lõhmus.
06 March 2015:
In der Schweiz herrscht derzeit Verunsicherung bezüglich der
Entwicklung und Veröffentlichung Freier Software durch öffentliche Träger.
Auslöser war die Entwicklung und Freigabe der Software OpenJustitia
durch das Schweizerische Bundesgericht. Der Bundesrat will nun prüfen, ob die
Veröffentlichung von Freier Software durch die Bundesverwaltung gesetzlich
explizit erlaubt werden kann. Die Free Software Foundation Europe fordert eine
Klarstellung, damit öffentlich finanzierte Software rechtssicher als Freie
Software veröffentlicht werden kann.
03 March 2015:
On Saturday, 14 February 2015, people all over the world
showed Free Software contributors their appreciation. It was the fifth year the
Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) asked people to participate in the “I
Love Free Software” day. This report shows a variety of love declarations that
happened this day, including blog posts, pictures, comics, poems, and an
#ilovefs Android library. The FSFE thanks everybody who motivated Free Software
contributors this year, and ask everybody to mark 14 February in their
calendars for next year's “I love Free Software” day.