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Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.

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The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination. It enhances users' rights by abolishing barriers to Free Software adoption, encouraging people to use and develop Free Software, and providing resources to enable everyone to further promote Free Software in Europe.

Latest press releases

2019-12-05
Report from the 2019 FSFE Community Meeting in Bolzano, Italy
2019-11-28
The last 12 months in the light of software freedom
2019-11-27
FSFE Newsletter - November 2019

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Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
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About FSFE

The Free Software Foundation Europe was founded in 2001 as a charity to empower users to control technology. You can find our goals defined in our mission statement, as well as the methods we use to achieve them. In our timeline, we collected our most important achievements since 2001 for promoting and defending software freedom in Europe, within various areas.

Matthias Kirschner, President of the FSFE:

Birthday video - 15 years of FSFE:

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