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First ever FSFE Summit celebrates free software successes

First ever FSFE Summit celebrates free software successes
Free software community members and luminaries will meet up at the BCC in Berlin, from September 2-4 2016.Read more

FSFE opposes claim that free software harms consumers

balancing free software
Microsoft and Nokia protest "price predation" and play at being prey. Does no-cost software harm consumers? The FairSearch coalition thinks so, at...Read more

German Parliament tells government to strictly limit patents on software

patent reform
On Friday June 7, the German Parliament decided upon a joint motion to limit software patents (see English translation by BIKT). The Parliament urges...Read more

How software patents are delaying the future

software patents
This fall, I went to Amsterdam to talk about " How Software Patents Are Delaying The Future ", on a discussion panel organised by the European Patent...Read more

Helping the European Parliament to release its own free software

open parliament
For the first time, the European Parliament is about to release one of its own programs as Free Software . The program in question is called AT4AM,...Read more

Is vendor lock-in costing Helsinki 3.4 million Euros per year?

Is vendor lock-in costing Helsinki 3.4 million Euros per year?
A report on the City of Helsinki's pilot project for the use of OpenOffice in the public administrations leaves the public with more questions than...Read more

Document Freedom Day: UK releases Government ICT Strategy in .odt

Wow! What a great Document Freedom Day! Today, the United Kingdom's CabinetOffice released is official Government ICT Strategy – not only in .pdf and...Read more

Celebrate Document Freedom Day!

Today marks the annual observance of Document Freedom Day (DFD), a global day for document liberation. On this important occasion, let's all...Read more