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.
21 March 2023
The coding period of the Youth Hacking 4 Freedom hacking contest has
been running for almost three months now. The
competition continues to be a fun contest for young hackers to
test and develop their skills. The previous edition
ended with 35 great projects submitted with inspiring stories
behind them. Read about Andrei's and David's projects.
13 March 2023
The Greek regulator has adopted new rules introducing Router Freedom
in the country. Since 2021, the FSFE has been working with policymakers
to protect the interests of end-users. Supporting civil society and
industry organisations backed the FSFE and contributed positively to
this new law.
08 March 2023
Today we are celebrating Women’s Day. Thank you to everyone who is
making the tech sector more inclusive! Let’s continue working
together to achieve gender parity and embrace equity. There might be
problems coming our way, but we also have each other. Join us and
meet the FSFE Women team.
Subscribe to our email updates. Our experts inform you about current
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
23 March 2023
Meeting of the local Group in Berlin, Germany
13 April 2023
FSFE Hamburg local group meeting in Hamburg, Germany
19 April 2023
FSFE Netherlands country team get-together (online)
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