20 May 2019
Why is software created using taxpayers' money not released as Free Software?
If it is public money, it should be public code as well.
Free Software has never been more necessary to journalists and activists throughout the world. FSFE helps shape a world where technology empowers us, instead of oppressing us.Amaelle's background photo by Gregory Fabre @grrr used with CC BY SA 4.0 license.
Free Software, Free Society!
Free Software Foundation Europe
16 May 2019
15 May 2019
15 May 2019
24 to 26 May 2019
The FSFE's web-a-thon is a meeting among friends and supporters of the FSFE with the intend to have a great time with each other and to collectively work on our homepage. The web-a-thon 2019 will happen from 24th to 26th of May in the rooms of the local Chaos Computer Club Frankfurt (Main). There will be a public social event, please check the wiki-page for the latest updates.
29 May 2019
The FSFE's legal intern Lucas Lasota will give a talk about the latest developments with legal questions concerning Free and Open Source Software at Libre Graphics Meeting's Pre Event in Saarbrücken, Germany. The event is organized by the Opensaar e.V., an association promoting Free and Open Source Software initiatives in the Saar-Lor-Lux Region. The event has no entrance fee.
05 June 2019
Since research is usually directly or indirectly financed by public funds, it is obvious to publish this research software under free licenses, so that everyone can benefit from public software. The Free Software Foundation Europe has adopted this simple principle under the slogan "Public Money? Public Code". Erik Albers will discuss the basics of this campaign at the Conference for Research Software Engineers in Germany and how they can support sustainable software management and consumption.