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FSFE's work in 2014

18 December 2014:

We shape tomorrow's world by what we do today. FSFE helps people to understand how technology affects their rights and freedoms, and empowers them to determine their own path in the digital world. See what we achieved in 2014, and where we're going next!

Happy Birthday April!

18 December 2014:

April, France's leading Free Software advocacy organisation, was founded 18 years ago today.April was set up in December 1996 by students in a Paris university as a not-for-profit group to promote Free Software in computer science research.

Study: To ensure transparency, European Parliament must adopt Free Software, Open Standards

12 December 2014:

A study released on Friday says that the European Parliament must adopt Free Software and Open Standards in order to fulfil its transparency obligations. The authors conclude that "the Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament should whenever possible make Free Software and Open Standards mandatory for all systems and data used for the work of Parliament."

In der Schweiz fehlt noch die gesetzliche Grundlage um Freie Software durch den Staat zu fördern

20 November 2014:

Die öffentliche Weiterentwicklung der Freien Software 'OpenJustitia' durch das Schweizer Bundesgericht wird auf Grund eines neuen Rechtsgutachtens vorerst eingestellt. Grund für das aprubte Ende gibt die scheinbare Rechtsunsicherheit bezüglich der Entwicklung und Veröffentlichung Freier Software durch öffentliche Träger in der Schweiz. Die FSFE fordert, dass die fehlende gesetzliche Grundlage dazu baldmöglichst geschaffen wird. Damit Software, dessen Entwicklung von öffentlichen Geldern finanziert wird, auch in der Schweiz zukünftig als Freie Software veröffentlicht werden kann.

[Blog] FSFE comments at European Parliament's DG ITEC conference

20 November 2014:

At a meeting in the European Parliament, FSFE's president Karsten Gerloff highlighted several ways in which the Parliament could become more transparent, and make better use of Free Software and Open Standards.

In a short intervention, he urged the Parliament to finally make its live streams accessible to Free Software users. He asked the Parliament's IT administration to enable IMAP access on its mail servers to allow Free Software users to connect through standard protocols, and warned the Parliament to avoid lock-in as it progresses towards greater digitisation.


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FOSDEM 2015, Brussels, Belgium

31 January to 01 February 2015

This year, FOSDEM will be held on the 31st of January and 1st of February 2015 in Brussels. FSFE will at least participate with a booth and there will be many fellows, coordinators and staffers.
As like every year, we're looking forward to many meetings and discussions and also to a very good time for all.

Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

04 February 2015

On Wednesday, 4 February, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

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