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European Free Software Policy Meeting 2016

05 February 2016:

Traditionally, Brussels is the place to go for Free Software enthusiasts and developers at the end of January. During FOSDEM, hundreds of experts talk about their beloved project and discuss the past, present and future of Open Source. It is a great place for meeting like-minded people.

MEPs vote for more Free Software in public sector

28 January 2016:

On 19 January, the European Parliament adopted its own-initiative report "Towards a Digital Single Market" in response to the European Commission's Digital Single Market strategy. FSFE is glad to see that the Parliament took an affirmative attitude and a bolder stance towards the increased use of Free Software and its importance to digital single market.

Document Freedom Day about to move into the hands of the Digital Freedom Foundation

26 January 2016:

The Free Software Foundation Europe is delighted to hand over the organisation of the international Document Freedom Day to the Digital Freedom Foundation. Document Freedom Day is the global campaign for document liberation and awareness of Open Standards with grassroots events throughout the world. The Digital Freedom Foundation is best known to organise Software Freedom Day, the international day to celebrate Free Software.

FSFE's input on ICT standards for the Digital Single Market

18 January 2016:

FSFE provided the European Commission input on setting priorities in ICT standards and answered to the public consultation on the adoption of a Priority ICT Standards Plan which has been proposed in the Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy.

FSFE needs your donation to work for Free Software in 2016

16 December 2015:

Lots of people and companies in our society benefit from Free Software. The Free Software Foundation Europe is empowering people to control technology since 2001. To make a difference in our work, we aim at 140.000€ in donations until 31 January, of which we already received 60.000€.

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Events

Athens Free Software Monthly Meetup in Athens, Greece

10 February 2016

This is our monthly meetup held in the Athens Hackerspace. At this meetup we will discuss mostly around the two recent events that many community members attended. 32c3 at Hamburg and Fosdem at Brussels. We'll talk about new projects we learned about on these events, highlights and best presentations to watch.

Monthly FSFE Meeting in Zürich, Switzerland

11 February 2016

Themen sind diesmal unter anderem: I love Free Software Day und Document Freedom Day. Ab 18:00. Ort: Limmatstrasse 183. Altbekannte und neue Gäste sind herzlich willkommen (auch Nicht-Fellows). Sollte es sich um die erste Teilnahme an diesem Treffen handeln, wird darum gebeten, sich kurz vor dem ersten Besuch auf der Mailingliste (https://lists.fsfe.org/mailman/listinfo/zurich) vorzustellen.

I Love Free Software Day 2016

14 February 2016

Free Software contributors enable us to use the freedom tools we appreciate every day. Developers, designers, translators, and many more deserve our gratitude. Let's say "thank you" to them on the traditional day of love, Valentine's Day. Unlike usual events IloveFS is an online event only. Have a look at the website to see how you can celebrate with us.

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