Steven Rosenberg just wrote at insidesocal:Eben Moglen of the Software Freedom Law Center talks about how there should be alternatives to ceding our rights and freedoms for "free" services -- and how free, open-source software can attack this problem with cheap hardware in the new Freedom Box project.
On the Internet, proprietary software isn’t the only way to lose your freedom. Software as a Service is another way to let someone else have power over your computing.
Background: How Proprietary Software Takes Away Your Freedom
Digital technology can give you freedom; it can also take your freedom away. The first threat to our [...]
Document Freedom Day is a global day to celebrate Open Standards and open document formats and its importance. Open Standards ensure the freedom to access your data, and the freedom to build Free Software to write and read data in specific formats.
Next saturday (september 18th) it's Software Freedom Day... In the Netherlands there's a convention in the Hague.http://www.sfd2010.nl/I'm probably going there. If anyone else from this forum does, it would be nice to meet. So please sent me a PM. More information: http://softwarefreedomday.org/
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, February 28, 2014 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) joined the Software Freedom Law Center
(SFLC) and the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in filing a brief
amici curiae in software patent case Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank
before the United States Supreme Court yesterday.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, December 19, 2013 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF)
certification to Gluglug X60 laptops. The RYF certification mark means
that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users'
freedom, control over the product, and privacy. This is the first
laptop to receive RYF certification from the FSF.