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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.

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.

Software Freedom Conservancy and Free Software Foundation announce

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.

Free Software Foundation statement on the GNU Bash "shellshock" vulnerability

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the free
software shell GNU Bash. The most serious issues have already been
fixed, and a complete fix is well underway. GNU/Linux distributions
are working quickly to release updated packages for their users. All
Bash users should upgrade immediately, and audit the list of remote
network services running on their systems.

LibrePlanet is coming March 21-22, 2015, call for proposals now open for annual free software conference

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 16, 2015 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) and Student Information Processing Board (SIPB) at MIT today announced the dates for the LibrePlanet free software conference, which will be held March 21-22, 2015, in Cambridge, MA. The call for sessions is now open, as is the call for exhibitors and volunteers.