Documents, information, philosophy and other sources of information about Free Software, the FSFE and related issues.
Various information material which can be printed and distributed is collected on a separate page.
Initiatives by the Free Software Foundation Europe
Documents in the European Commission context.
Essays, articles, letters and similar documents.
Some basic information about Free Software, the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation.
Free Software and WSIS
Civil Society reference paper on Free Software and its impact on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Why do we exist?
A brief summary of the reasons for the FSFE and an introduction into its goals.
What is Free Software?
A short lexicon-like text explaining what Free Software is.
What do we do?
A brief summary of what the FSFE does to achieve its goals.
What is the GNU Project?
A short lexicon-like text explaining what the GNU-Project is.
Reports by the FSFE and its working groups about their activites and results.
For more recent information about our activities, please also read our monthly newsletter.
Transcripts of talks about Free Software and related issues.
Documents of mostly historic interest that are kept for reference and those who are interested; may contain information that is largely outdated.
Preamble to the Constitution of the Free
Software Foundation Europe
Possibly interesting to learn more about Free Software - if you wish to learn more about the FSFE in general, the About section is your friend.
Declaration of Intent - FSFE
The first public announcement for the Free Software Foundation Europe with the goal to inform about the idea and get in touch with people from other countries willing to participate.
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