Richard Stallman and Phil Zimmerman underline key concerns with tech sector

Richard Stallman and Phil Zimmerman underline key concerns with tech sector Two of technology’s most pioneering developers have strongly criticised the current state of the industry, warning that the right to encryption is doomed and that users are exploited by the software that they use. Open sourcerer Richard Stallman has painted a very bleak picture …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 78, September 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 78, September 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Free Software Foundation statement on the GNU Bash “shellshock” vulnerability Install libreCMC, an FSF-endorsed GNU/Linux distribution, on your wireless router today! FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need Free Software Foundation statement on the new iPhone, Apple …

Richard Stallman: FSF and Debian Join Forces — Open Source Software and Hardware Now Joined at the Hip

FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Monday, September 8, 2014 — The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the Debian Project today announced cooperation to expand and enhance h-node, a database to help users learn and share information about computers that work with …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 76, July 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 76, July 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS FSF congratulates UK Government on choosing Open Document Format Interview with Tox.im Introducing Tyler Livingston, a summer Licensing Team intern Tell the FCC: Net Neutrality is crucial to free software Seattle free software event this fall: Call for Participation now open Welcome Jessica Tallon, GNU …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 75, June 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 75, June 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Reset the Net with our Email Self-Defense Guide Join the FSF and allies: strengthen the Tor anti-surveillance network US Supreme Court makes the right decision to nix Alice Corp. patent, but more work needed to end software patents for good Recap of Friday Free Software …

Richard Stallman: FSF condemns partnership between Mozilla and Adobe to support Digital Restrictions Management

FSF condemns partnership between Mozilla and Adobe to support Digital Restrictions Management BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 — In response to Mozilla’s announcement that it is reluctantly adopting DRM in its Firefox Web browser, Free Software Foundation executive director John Sullivan made the following statement: “Only a week after the International Day …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Newsletter Issue 73 March 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 72, March 2014 View this issue online here: https://www.fsf.org/free-software-supporter/2014/march Encourage your friends to subscribe and help us build an audience by adding our subscriber widget to your web site. Subscribe: https://www.fsf.org/free-software-supporter/subscribe Widget: https://www.fsf.org/associate/widget Miss an issue? You can catch up on back issues at https://www.fsf.org/free-software-supporter. TABLE OF CONTENTS New highs for …

Richard Stallman: LibrePlanet Population Doubles

What does it mean when, over a single year, the number of people who come to LibrePlanet more than doubles? It means that the free software movement is strong and growing. It means we have a fighting chance to protect our freedom and privacy in the digital world, and that we are inspiring new people …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 71 February 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 71, February 2014 Welcome to the Free Software Supporter, the Free Software Foundation’s monthly news digest and action update — being read by you and 76,457 other activists. That’s 809 more than last month! View this issue online. TABLE OF CONTENTS The FSF is hiring: Seeking a Boston-area full-time Web Developer …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 70 January 2014

Free Software Supporter Issue 70, January 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS FSF licensing team: Doing even more in 2014 Speakers and venue announced for FSF’s LibrePlanet 2014 — register today! Help the FSF bury Windows 8 As free software users, we need to speak out against the TPP Don’t let the MPAA buy the Web Coreboot-supported …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Supporter Issue 69 December 2013

Free Software Supporter Issue 69, December 2013 Welcome to the Free Software Supporter, the Free Software Foundation’s monthly news digest and action update — being read by you and 74,210 other activists. That’s 1,702 more than last month!View this issue online here: https://www.fsf.org/free-software-supporter/2013/december TABLE OF CONTENTS Build us up! Free software is a cornerstone of …

Richard Stallman: Free Software Issue 60 November 2013

Free Software Supporter Issue 68, November 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Give freely this Cyber Monday: Introducing the 2013 Giving Guide FSF campaigns manager speaks about free software at iD Programming Academy LibrePlanet 2014 dates announced Avaneya releases libre game for GNU/Linux based on lost NASA archives Rockstar vs. Google: software patents as a license for …