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Free Software Foundation Europe
02 May 2016:
… Mirko Boehm! The election period for this year's Fellowship
GA seat has ended on April 29, 2016. There was just one candidate running for the Fellowship GA seat this time. The more we are happy that still 18,9% of our Fellows took their chance to support Mirko Boehm in running for the seat.
28 April 2016:
In 2016, the FSFE is celebrating 15 years of existence. What started as a small group of volunteers has grown into a European wide movement with actively supporting members in more than 20 countries. We dedicate this birthday to our community, to those who made us grow strong in the past 15 years - with the first ever FSFE summit on September 2 – 4, taking place in the Berlin Congress Center, Germany. If you like to be part of it, save the date and take part in the call for participation.
28 April 2016:
On 19 April, the European Commission published a communication on "ICT
Standardisation Priorities for the Digital Single Market" (hereinafter 'the
Communication'). The Digital
Single Market (DSM) strategy intends to digitise industries with several
legislative and political initiatives, and the Communication is a part of it
covering standardisation. In general, the Free Software Foundation Europe
(FSFE) welcomes the Communication's plausible approach for integrating Free
Software and Open Standards into standardisation
but expresses its concerns about the lack of understanding of necessary
prerequisites to pursue that direction.
11 April 2016:
23 organisations including the Free Software Foundation
Europe (FSFE) joined up in
proposing measures to EU institutions and EU member states to avoid
negative implications on users' rights and Free Software imposed by the EU
Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU.
24 February 2016:
From teaching people to use encryption for their e-mail, to changing
the direction of policy on a European level, the Free Software
Foundation Europe worked hard in 2015 to empower users to control
technology. With welcome help from our donors and contributors, we
set out with ambitious goals for the year. We saw a lot of
improvements in how we work, and we ended the year positively with a
lot to look forward to in 2016. Please enjoy this story of (some!) of
our work over the year, and thank you for helping us make the world a
07 June 2016
On Tuesday, 7 June, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main
will visit CCC-MZ-WI in the CCC HQ in Wiesbaden. We will meet there around 19:00 h.
11 June 2016
Tübix, an event about Free Software in the Southern German town Tübingen,
opens its doors for the second time on 11 June 2016. Admission is free.
This time, FSFE is present with a booth and offers information about its
activities and Free Software in general as well as merchandise products.
17 June 2016
Andrea Mayr-Stalder presents her project TurtleStitch, a
platform to generate patterns for embroidery machines.
TurtleStitch is based upon Free Software. We will see the
production from the pattern to the completed embroidery. And
we will learn about parallels of embroidery and programming.
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