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SecureDrop and Alexandre Oliva are 2016 Free Software Awards winners

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Saturday, March 25, 2017 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the winners of the 2016 Free
Software Awards at a ceremony held during the LibrePlanet 2017
conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). FSF
President Richard M. Stallman presented the Award for the Advancement
of Free Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.

LibrePlanet free software conference returns to MIT this weekend, March 25-26

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -- This weekend, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and MIT's Student Information Processing Board (SIPB) collaborate to bring the
LibrePlanet free software conference to Cambridge, March 25-26, 2017, at the Stata Center at MIT.

GNU Toolchain now accepting donations with the support of the Free Software Foundation

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA—Thursday, March 9th, 2017—The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) is now accepting donations to support the
GNU Toolchain, a collection of foundational freely licensed software
development tools. Many pieces of software depend upon the GNU
Toolchain, including the GNU/Linux family of operating systems which
runs the majority of Web servers, millions of personal devices and the
most advanced supercomputers.

Three devices from Vikings GmbH now FSF-certified to respect your freedom

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA—Monday, March 6th, 2017—The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF)
certification to three devices from Vikings GmbH: the Vikings D16
Mainboard, the Vikings X200 libre-friendly laptop, and the Vikings USB
Stereo Sound Adapter. The RYF certification mark means that the
product meets the FSF's standards in regard to users' freedom, control
over the product, and privacy.

ACLU Massachusetts Technology for Liberty Director Kade Crockford at LibrePlanet 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, USA — Monday, February 6, 2017 — The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) announced today that
Kade Crockford of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
will be a keynote speaker at LibrePlanet, the annual free software
conference, on Saturday, March 25th, 2017.