Free Software Foundation Europe
Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to
Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives. Free Software
gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software.
These rights help support other fundamental rights like freedom of
speech, freedom of press, and privacy.
06 June 2023
A Free Software office and collaboration suite for the public sector is
one of the projects with which the German government aims to fulfil the
goals of the coalition agreement. But a closer look at the project
raises questions: Where is the source code? Who is responsible? What
happens to the public money involved? We asked the relevant ministry.
06 June 2023
The June issue brings updates on the Interoperable Europe Act and
the AI Regulation, and the publication of the conclusions of our
European Router Freedom survey. We were invited to two podcast episodes
and were the focus of Edri's 'Member in the spotlight'. Check out a
study on net neutrality regulation and read a lovely story about Ada
arriving in rural India.
24 May 2023
The Committee of the Regions approved its opinion on the
Interoperable Europe Act. The EU representative body has failed to recognise
the importance that Free Software has for interoperability and thus for
digitalisation and innovation. This underlines the relevance of the Free
Software Community's participation in the planned
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The "Public Money - Public Code" campaign, as well as the "REUSE
Initiative" made me notice that the FSFE is an organization which
supports the same ideals that I do. I want to help them do more great
things, and so now I am proud FSFE supporter.
Greg Kroah-Hartman (Linux Kernel Developer)
I hope that more and more people will understand the importance of being ethical in their digital life and thus consciously use Free Software and that we will have more and more volunteers from all over Europe.
Amandine “Cryptie” (Privacy Specialist)
Your Next Steps
09 June 2023
EU: Proposed liability rules will harm Free Software talk in Málaga, Spain in Málaga, Spain
10 June 2023
EU Policy topics the whole Free Software community should know about talk in Málaga, Spain in Málaga, Spain
15 – 19 August 2023
Chaos Communication Camp 2023
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