Articles from Free Software Foundation News
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the integration of Internet
technology into a wider range of home devices than previously envisaged
by most users. Early adopters of IoT may now have homes with
Internet-connected lightbulbs, alarm systems, baby monitors and even
coffee machines. Internet integration allows owners to have greater
flexibility over their devices, making it possible to turn on their air
conditioning as they leave work to cool the house before they return, to
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, August 11th, 2016 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today published its FY2015 Annual Report.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — Despite
dedicated resistance by tens of thousands of Web users and civil
society groups, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee allowed Encrypted Media
Extensions (EME) to move to the next phase of development within the
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) yesterday.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, June 10, 2016 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF)
certification to the TAZ 6, the sixth model in the LulzBot TAZ line of
3D printers by Aleph Objects, Inc., and their 10th product to be
awarded RYF certification. The RYF certification mark means that the
product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control
over the product, and privacy.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, March 23, 2016 -- The 2016 LibrePlanet free software conference drew nearly 350 activists from around the world to discuss issues of freedom, privacy, and security in computing. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and ACLU technologist Daniel Kahn Gillmor discussed "The last lighthouse: free software in dark times" in an opening keynote before a brimming audience at MIT's Stata Center, with hundreds of remote participants tuning in online.