Free Software Foundation Europe
11 August 2017
FSFE is a charity dedicated to keeping the power over technology in your
hands. We are working to build freedom in a digital society and operate
in a lively environment with volunteers from many countries. We are
looking for an intern to join our remote team for three to six months,
working with us on a project which seek to prepare the organisation
for the next 15 years of work.
26 July 2017
Check out our brand-new merchandise item for little Free Software supporters in our online shop: 100% organic and fair trade bibs. The slogan "I am a fork" is stitched onto the bib so that it will remain on the bib even after many wash cycles.
10 July 2017
The FSFE submitted its comments for the upcoming
Tallinn Declaration for e-government drafted by the Estonian presidency
of the Council of the EU. Therein the FSFE asks the current Estonian
presidency to promote greater inclusion of Free Software in delivering
truly inclusive, trustworthy and interoperable digital services to all
citizens and businesses across the EU. The Tallinn Declaration will be
signed by EU ministers in October 2017, expressing member states' joint
vision for e-government and political commitment to follow the goals set.
The proposal for Tallinn declaration is open for public comments until 14 July.
The FSFE is asking organisations, companies, and individuals to let EU
ministers know how Free Software is important for transparent and accountable
19 June 2017
In April, the FSFE organised its annual
Software Legal and Licensing Workshop (LLW): a meeting point for
legal experts from all over the world to discuss issues and best practices
surrounding Free Software licences. This year marks the 10th anniversary
of the LLW which was celebrated with the record number of participants:
120 top legal experts and technologists came all the way down to Barcelona
(Spain) to spend 3 full days discussing legal challenges around Free Software.
16 June 2017
Sharing one's knowledge is a core principle in the Free Software
society, collaboration is another. From today, the FSFE provides its supporters and registered volunteers a
platform to create and manage Git repositories with a comfortable user
20 October 2017
Op 20 oktober 2017 zal plaatsvervangend FSFE Duitsland-coördinator Björn Schießle op de "Fellbacher Weltwochen" in discussie gaan over de vraag hoe men met Vrije Software duurzaam onderwijs kan exporteren en kan bijdragen aan de opbouw van een sterke lokale economie. De Fellbacher Weltwochen bestaan uit verschillende manifestaties met als overkoepelend thema Agenda 2030 en de oriëntatie op de 17 doelen voor duurzame ontwikkeling van de Verenigde Naties (VN).
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