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Apply to be the FSF's next executive director

Thursday 27th of May 2021 04:25:00 PM
The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Massachusetts 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect computer user freedom, seeks a principled, compassionate, and capable leader to be its new executive director. This position can be remote or based in our Boston office.

Free Software Wireless-N Mini Router v3 from ThinkPenguin, Inc. now FSF-certified to Respect Your Freedom

Friday 30th of April 2021 03:45:15 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, April 30th, 2021 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification to the Free Software Wireless-N Mini Router v3 (TPE-R1300) from ThinkPenguin, Inc. The RYF certification mark means that these products meet the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

FSF board frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Wednesday 28th of April 2021 05:50:00 PM

Statement of FSF board on election of Richard Stallman

Monday 12th of April 2021 02:51:11 PM

RMS addresses the free software community

Monday 12th of April 2021 01:55:00 PM

Update on work to improve governance at the FSF

Friday 26th of March 2021 04:10:00 AM

Preliminary board statement on FSF governance

Thursday 25th of March 2021 04:04:04 AM

Free Software Foundation lending aid to support local free software groups

Monday 22nd of March 2021 04:00:00 AM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Sunday, March 21, 2021 -- As part of its annual LibrePlanet conference, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced its plan to provide small grants to local free software groups around the world.

Free Software Awards winners announced: CiviCRM, Bradley Kuhn, and Alyssa Rosenzweig

Saturday 20th of March 2021 11:05:00 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 20, 2021 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the recipients of the 2020 Free Software Awards, which are given annually at the FSF's LibrePlanet conference to groups and individuals in the free software community who have made significant contributions to the cause for software freedom. This year's recipients of the awards are CiviCRM, Alyssa Rosenzweig, and Bradley Kuhn. As the ceremony was conducted virtually this year, each winner selected the person they wished to present them the award.

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today's howtos

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