Free Software Foundation Europe


International Women's Day: No freedom without diversity and gender equality

08 March 2019

Today, the FSFE celebrates International Women's Day, a global day calling for women's rights and gender parity. As in many other communities, women in Free Software communities face gender discrimination on a daily basis. To help improve their environment and raise awareness, the FSFE wants to use today's occasion to share our ongoing efforts to improve gender balance and ensure gender equality.

Join the I Love Free Software Day 2019

14 February 2019

Today, as with every year on February 14th, people around the globe are celebrating "I love Free Software" Day by expressing their love and thanks to all the people working behind each Free Software project. Follow the love with the hashtag #IloveFS today and add your own love dedication to the stream!

Huawei case demonstrates importance of Free Software for security

05 February 2019

The discussion of the Huawei security concerns showcases a general trust issue when it comes to critical infrastructure. A first step to solve this problem is to publish the code under a Free and Open Source Software licence and take measures to facilitate its independently-verifiable distribution.

FSFE publishes expert brochure about “Public Money? Public Code!"

24 January 2019

Why should governments develop Free Software? Where is Free Software already generating benefits in the public sector? What are Free Software business models? Answers to these questions and practical guidelines are given in the new expert policy brochure published today by the Free Software Foundation Europe. Produced with decision-takers in mind, the brochure will be a helpful source of information for candidates and parties running for the European Parliament election. Downloads and prints are available under a Creative Commons license.

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Taller de Periodismo de Datos 2019 in Madrid, Spain

25 to 29 March 2019

Infobooth in Taller de Periodismo de Datos 2019 in Medialab-Prado Madrid.
From Tuesday 26th to Thusrday 28th mornings FSFE will be present with an inforbooth and promo materials at the event.

FSFE Community Meeting Bonn - Free Software Licenses (RA Dr. Michael Stehmann) in Bonn, Deutschland

08 April 2019

We are a group of Free Software friends who meet once a month in Bonn to exchange about Free Software (aka Open Source). This often happens in the form of lectures or demonstrations, and this time RA Dr. Michael Stehmann will present and discuss with us Free Software Licenses.

FSFE-Community-Meetings in Bonn take place on the second Monday of the month at 19.00 in BonnLAB, Zingsheimstraße 2, 53225 Bonn-Beuel. The meetings are free for everyone interested in free software. As FSFE community, we're bound to the Code of Conduct of FSFE to ensure a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere.

FSFE booth at T-Dose in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

11 May 2019

As in previous years, the FSFE will be present with a booth at T-Dose in Eindhoven, Netherlands. We look forward to interesting dicussions and chats about FSFE and Free Software.

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