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. LibrePlanet 2015 will feature programming for all ages and experience levels.
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.