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Italië: Hooggerechtshof beëindigt Windowsbelasting

12 September 2014:

Het Italiaanse Hooggerechtshof heeft uitgehaald naar de praktijk om kopers van pc's en laptops te dwingen niet-vrije software te gebruiken. Volgens La Repubblica heeft het hof op donderdag bepaald dat een koper van een laptop het recht heeft op de teruggave van de Microsoft Windows-licentie op zijn computer.

[Blog] Report from our German speaking team meeting 2014

11 July 2014:

From 13 – 15 June 2014 FSFE had its German speaking team meeting in the Linuxhotel in Essen. The participants had some problems to travel there because of the chaos resulting from a heavy thunderstorm in the region. A lot of train lines where not functional, and the situation on the streets was also chaotic. But just because no ICE trains stop in Essen does not mean we will not continue our work for Free Software. In the end we were able to bring all volunteers to the Linuxhotel to plan further activities and discuss current issues.

[Blog] Translations of FSF's email self-defence now available

30 June 2014:

Today our sister organisation, the FSF, published their e-mail self defence guide and their infographic in 6 new languages. It is now available in English, German, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Russian, Turkish, and Japanese. They explain the installation of the necessary programs for e-mail encryption under GNU/Linux, MacOS, and Microsoft Windows; the key generation; the web of trust; as well as the usage of those programs. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection, an email account, and about half an hour. Please give us feedback, so we can include that before printing the infographics, and help us to spread them.

Open Brief aan de Europese Commissie: Stop DRM in HTML5

06 May 2014:

Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) heeft vandaag, op de "Dag tegen DRM", een open brief aan de Europese Commissie gestuurd waarin zij haar vraagt om te voorkomen dat Digital Restricitons Management-technologie sterk geïntegreerd wordt in de HTML5-standaard.

FSFE welcomes industry initiative to fund critical Free Software projects

24 April 2014:

Today the Linux Foundation announced the "Core Infrastructure Initiative" to fund and support Free Software projects that are critical to the security of Internet users. The first project to receive funding will be OpenSSL, which is used for secure data transportation by millions of websites. FSFE welcomes this initiative.


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FSFE booth at T-Dose 2014 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

25 to 26 October 2014

On October 25 and 26, there will be a booth at T-Dose, organised by the T-Dose Foundation in the Fontys University of Applied Science in Eindhoven. T-DOSE is a free and yearly event held in The Netherlands to promote use and development of Open Source Software. During this event Open Source projects, developers and visitors can exchange ideas and knowledge. FSFE will be present with a booth to inform the public about the importance of Free Software.

Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf mit Landtagsabgeordnetem Matthi Bolte

29 October 2014

Das nächste reguläre Fellowshiptreffen in Düsseldorf findet am 29.10.2014 ab 19:30 Uhr im Chaosdorf, Hüttenstr. 25, 40215 Düsseldorf. Als Gast wird Landtagsabgeordneter Matthi Bolte erwartet, der über das Thema OpenNRW sprechen wird. Der offizielle Teil beginnt Um 20:00 Uhr, wer später kommt verpasst also was.

Fellowshipvergadering in Rhein/Main, Duitsland

05 November 2014

Op 5 november organiseert de Fellowshipgroep Rhein/Main haar volgende bijeenkomst. Rond 19:00 uur komen we samen in de Chaos Computer Club, Mannheim.

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