"The solutions of tomorrow must be build using public code"

Highly recommendable 1:32 minutes of EU-Commissioner Johannes Hahn speaking about the necessity of 'Public Money? Public Code!': youtube.com/watch?v=h3SK96jLTS

So, what's the state of in your country? Share your experience and help us monitoring the situation. This way, we can better evaluate where to focus our activity on!

➡️ survey.fsfe.org/index.php/6284


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The good news: joining the effort to work for has become easier than ever before for individuals and organisations. We've compiled an Activity Package that massively eases understanding the whole topic and contains the 's experience of working for this freedom since 2013.

Also available: a map monitoring the current state of Router Freedom in all EU member states as well as communication templates

➡️ fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202103


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In , the government has the chance to safeguard Router Freedom from the start. In order to do so, they have to integrate directly in the new law instead of delegating this to their national regulating agency RTR. We work together with @epicenter_works to influence the situation to the better:

➡️ fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202105


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and have been one of the first countries to incorporate the EU's rules into national law. Germany had a chaotic legislative process, giving civil society like the only a few days to assess 400+ pages of the new law. Unfortunately the former pioneer of in Europe opens Pandora's Box again.

Greece on the other hand makes a step forward! The regulator had a proper consultation and has a favourable position towards Router Freedom:

➡️ fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202105


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in keeps us busy! The recent EU guidelines are differently interpreted in national states. is a positive example while effectively endangers the freedom users had since 2016. And in , the government has the historic chance to safeguard these essential user rights now!

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Nella di aprile, leggi del pacchetto di attività per la Libertà del Router, dell'intervista con l'ex vice presidente Fernanda Widen, del Software Freedom con Elisa Lindinger, dei saldi di primavera e delle varie attività della comunità: fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202104.it.

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En el de abril lee sobre nuestro Paquete de Actividad de la Libertad del Enrutador, la entrevista con la antigua vicepresidenta Fernanda Weiden, un nuevo Software Freedom con Elisa Lindinger, nuestras ventas de primavera y varias actividades comunitarias:


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In our April read about our Activity Package, our interview with former Vice President Fernanda Weiden, a new Software Freedom with Elisa Lindinger, the FSFE's Spring Sales and other diverse community activities:


Got some goodies from the Free Software Foundation Europe to day.

So Thank you to FSFE for sending.

We interviewed Fernanda Weiden - co-founder of the FSF Latin America and former Vice President of the FSFE - about the early starts of Free Software in Latin America, its nowadays use in Big Tech and about diversity in different communities:


SFP#10: For our latest episode Bonnie Mehring @kirschner talked with @elizab0t about how to support and create a sustainable digital civil-society.



Spring is here! Do you want to lay on the grass and look as lovely as a flower, while showing your love for ? This is your chance to grab one of our coloured T-shirts – they are on sale 🎉


Mit einem wegweisenden Beschluss hat sich dem Einsatz von verschrieben. Der Rat der Stadt hat mit einer überwältigenden, fraktionsübergreifenden Mehrheit den Weg für „Public Money? !“ freigemacht.



With a groundbreaking resolution, has committed itself to the use of . An overwhelming, cross-faction majority of the city council has paved the way for "Public Money? !”



Activity Package: The has launched an activity package for organisations and individuals to raise awareness and empower them to advocate for users' device sovereignty in their countries.

Because it is the time to establish this right in all 27 EU member states, we need the help of organisations and individuals!


Lees in onze maart-nieuwsbrief over onze supporter Luca Bonissi die Lenovo dwong tot een herstelbetaling van 20.000 euro voor een voorgeïnstalleerde Windows, ons interview met supporter Reinhard Müller, ons IloveFS-verslag en gemeenschapsactiviteiten:


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En nuestro Boletín de marzo lee sobre nuestro promotor Luca Bonissi quien forzó a Lenovo a pagar 20.000 euros por un Windows preinstalado, la entrevista con el veterano promotor Reinhard Müller, el informe de IloveFS y varias actividades comunitarias:


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Nella newsletter di marzo, leggi di come Luca Bonissi ha ottenuto 20000 € per il rimborso di Windows, dell'intervita allo storico sostenitore Reinhard Müller, del resoconto di IloveFS e delle varie attività della comunità.


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In our March Newsletter read about our supporter Luca Bonissi who forced
Lenovo to pay a 20.000 Euros refund for a pre-installed Windows, our interview
with long-term supporter Reinhard Müller, our IloveFS report and other diverse
community activities: fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202103.htm

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