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LibrePlanet 2015 brings free software luminaries to MIT

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Monday, March 23, 2015 -- The 2015 LibrePlanet free software conference drew nearly 350 activists from around the world to discuss issues of freedom, privacy, and security in computing. Free Software Foundation founder and president Richard Stallman delivered the opening keynote, "Free software, free hardware, and other things" before a packed room at MIT's Stata Center, with hundreds of remote participants tuning in online.

Sébastien Jodogne, ReGlue are Free Software Award winners

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 21, 2015 -- Free
Software Foundation executive director John Sullivan announced the
winners of the FSF's annual Free Software Awards at a ceremony on
Saturday, March 21st, held during the LibrePlanet 2015 conference
at MIT, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Two awards were given: the
Award for the Advancement of Free Software and the Award for
Projects of Social Benefit.

Kat Walsh joins FSF board of directors

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA — Saturday, March 20, 2015 — The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the addition of Kat Walsh to its board of directors. She becomes the ninth director on the FSF's board.

LibrePlanet free software conference coming to MIT March 21-22

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and MIT's Student Information Processing Board (SIPB) are once again teaming up to bring the LibrePlanet free software conference to Cambridge, March 21-22, 2015 at the Stata Center at MIT. LibrePlanet is an annual conference for people who care about their digital freedoms, bringing together software developers, policy experts, activists, and computer users to learn skills, share accomplishments, and face challenges facing the free software movement.

Statement in support of Software Freedom Conservancy and Christoph Hellwig, GPL enforcement lawsuit

While the Free Software Foundation is not directly involved in the suit, we support the effort.

FSF adds Guix System Distribution to list of endorsed distributions

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, February 3, 2015 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the addition of the Guix System Distribution to its list of recommended GNU/Linux distributions.

Libreboot X200 laptop now FSF-certified to respect your freedom

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF)
certification to the Libreboot X200 laptop. The RYF certification mark
means that the product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users'
freedom, control over the product, and privacy.

Committee begins review of High Priority Projects list -- your input is needed

Send your suggestions for projects of strategic importance to the goal of freedom for all computer users.

Software Freedom Conservancy and Free Software Foundation announce copyleft.org

This new site will not only provide a venue for those who constantly update and improve the Comprehensive Tutorial, but is also now home to a collaborative community to share and improve information about copyleft licenses, especially the GNU General Public License (GPL), and best compliance practices.

The Free Software Foundation opens nominations for the 17th annual Free Software Awards

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, October 17, 2014 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project today announced the
opening of nominations for the 17th annual Free Software Awards. The
Free Software Awards include the Award for the Advancement of Free
Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.