25 April 2017:
Free Software has never been more necessary to journalists and activists throughout the world. FSFE helps shape a world where technology empowers us, instead of oppressing us.Amaelle's background photo by Gregory Fabre @grrr used with CC BY SA 4.0 license.
Free Software, Free Society!
Free Software Foundation Europe
19 April 2017:
29 March 2017:
According to our constitution, two seats in the General Assembly are reserved for elected representatives of our Fellows. They serve two-year terms and one seat is up for re-election every year. The current representatives are Nicolas Dietrich and Mirko Boehm; Nicolas's term is coming to an end and his seat will be up for re-election this April.
The election period runs from April 10 to April 24, 2017, with eight candidates eligible for election. The list of candidates, along with their manifestos and background, can be found at the election wiki page.
All orderly Fellows eligible to vote will also receive detailed voting instructions by e-mail in due course.
28 March 2017:
21 March 2017:
26 May 2017
At the openSUSE conference 2017, Matthias Kirschner will give a keynote about Limux and discuss what the Free Software community can learn from it. The openSUSE Conference is the annual openSUSE community event that brings people from around the world together to meet and collaborate. The keynote takes place from 10:00 to 11:00 at the main hall in Z-Bau, Frankenstraße 200, Nürnberg.
27 May 2017
Matthias Kirschner will participate at a panel discussion how data, code, and algorithms are influencing our live and the economy. What will happen if just a few companies control who can change source code, modify, or share it? This will be discussed from 11:00 to 12:30 at the Church Day at Festung Mark, Kulturwerkstatt, Hohepfortewall 1, Magdeburg.
01 June 2017
10 to 11 June 2017
IT-tinkering is only possible with Free Software, that's why FSFE is going to be present with an information and merchandise booth on MAKER FAIR BERLIN at the weekend of 10th and 11th of June 2017. On Saturday, MAKER FAIR is open for school classes and their teachers, free of charge. MAKER FAIR is a come-together of makers and visitors interested in various DIY-ideas. At FSFE’s booth, visitors can inform themselves about Raspberry Pi as a computer for standard applications especially suitable for education, about how to ‘free’ Android-Smartphones and about email-encryption.