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Software Freedom Podcast #3 about Free Software in the mobile phone communication with Harald Welte

20 December 2019

Once a month, we talk with people who have inspiring ideas about software freedom. In this third episode, our guest is Harald Welte, Free Software programmer and activist. Harald discusses with us his current projects regarding mobile phone communication and the general status of Free Software in this area.

CDU wants public code +++ Community Meeting +++ 36C3

17 December 2019

The last Newsletter of the year ends with exciting news for software freedom: the biggest conservative party in Europe, the German CDU, endorsed the principle that software developed with public money should be under a Free Software License. We further invite you to to read about the FSFE has done and achieved during the last 12 months and to dig into Florian Snow's report of our Annual Community Meeting 2019. Also you find an outlook on our participation at the biggest hacking related conference in Europe, the 36C3 and a call for your support and help to continue our mission towards empowering users to control technology.

Report from the 2019 FSFE Community Meeting in Bolzano, Italy

05 December 2019

This year's FSFE Community Meeting took place from Friday 15 November to Saturday 16 November 2019 as part of SFSCon - an annual Free Software event in the city of Bolzano in South Tyrol, Italy. As in previous editions, embedding our community meeting in another event gave us the opportunity to meet different parts of our own community as well as to connect with people from other communities.

The last 12 months in the light of software freedom

28 November 2019

In the last 12 months, we have achieved a lot with the help of our volunteers, through their donations and hard work. Thanks to their support, we were able to successfully continue our PMPC campaign, simplify licensing practices through our REUSE initiative, and stand up for router freedom in Europe. We will be back in 2020 with even more vigour towards our work. Please help us with a donation so that we can continue our successful commitment to Free Software.

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FSFE booth at NLLGG meeting in Utrecht, Netherlands

18 January 2020

The FSFE will be present with a booth at the NLLGG meeting in Utrecht. If you are interested in Free Software and he FSFE, pass by and get to know the people from our community and our work. We will be there from 10.00 to 16.00 o'clock. The address is: Kranenburg Praktijkonderwijs, Tamboersdijk 9, 3582 TZ Utrecht, The Netherlands. We're looking forward to have a chat with you about Free Software.

Linux Installationsparty in Witzenhausen, Deutschland

21 January 2020

Die Lokale Gruppe "Nordhessen" der Free Software Foundation Europe veranstaltet eine Linux-Installations-Party am Dienstag dem 21.2. ab 19 Uhr im BIOTOP, Walburgerstr. 21, Witzenhausen anlässlich des kürzlichen Ablebens von Windows 7.

Pre-FOSDEM Community Meeting 2020 in Brussels, Belgium

31 January 2020

The Free Software Foundation Europe will bring together the key Free Software groups of Europe a day before the FOSDEM event, in order to network and get an overview about activities of Free Software groups from all over Europe.

The Pre-FOSDEM Event will be held on 31 January 2020, 13:30 to 19:00 at MundoB, Edinburgh Street 26, in Brussels. It is for free but we would be happy if you could register.

You can register here: https://registration.fsfe.org/Pre-FOSDEM-2020

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