In his interview, Georg Greve @ggreve, founder president, reminded us the difficulties during the first steps of the FSFE and the rewarding experience of overcoming them.

Also, he encouraged us to increase our focus on cutting-edge technology issues.

fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202102

In 2009, we sought to remove advertisements of Adobe Reader from websites of public administrations in Europe.

We contacted them with emails & letters.

1125 out of 2104 advertisements were removed. ⭐

fsfe.org/activities/pdfreaders

You still have these old from your activities years ago on your hard-drive?

Send them to us and make them part of our birthday celebrations:

fsfe.org/activities/20years/#j

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The advantages of in short:

✅ reduced bottlenecks due to high efficiency sending
✅ established standard since 1990
✅ relatively cheap
✅ everyone is warned, even short-term tourists
✅ independent from mobile internet
✅ works even if telephony/SMS/internet is overloaded
✅ no apps required

➡️ Warning apps are a useful *extension*, but not the *basis*. [2/2]

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The recent flood events in and beyond triggered a discussion about how to warn citizens reliably and effectively. The current proprietary app environment failed at this – again!

Already last year we called for [1/2]

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fsfe.org/news/2020/news-202011

Did you know the FSFE maintains the world's largest professional network on legal issues related to ?

Learn more about our accomplishments in the last 20 years on our birthday page:

fsfe.org/activities/20years/#H

20 years is a time to celebrate our international community.

If you are reading this, you are probably a part of it. Thank you!

Let's look back on what we have achieved, and share our dreams for the future.

fsfe.org/activities/20years/20

20 years of FSFE means 20 years of empowering people to control technology:
fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202107

We highlight the importance of in Europe and look back at important accomplishments since 2001. ⭐

Above all, we shed light on our community with a birthday page! 🙂 Celebrate with us and share your own story under

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Wie sieht es eigentlich gerade mit aus? Eine schöne Zusammenfassung mit Input von mir @fsfe:

heise.de/news/RED-Umsetzung-Op

Kurzum: Gar nicht gut. Die @EU_Commission versteht nicht, dass diese weltfremde Richtlinie durchweg schädlich ist, trotz Gutachten und viel Kritik.

➡️ fsfe.org/activities/radiodirec

Seit mehr als zehn Jahren bietet die eine psychosoziale Online-Beratung. Juni 2020 hat die Caritas die zu grunde liegende Software unter 3.0 veröffentlicht. Warum steht sehr schön erklärt hier: caritas-digital.de/warum-die-b

"Wegen der Ähnlichkeit der Ziele, [...] oft auch dem Einsatz öffentlicher Gelder erscheint es naheliegend, dass Software für gemeinnützige Zwecke von gemeinnützigen Trägern viel mehr und vielleicht sogar grundsätzlich im Quellcode veröffentlicht werden"

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A giugno, abbiamo lanciato REUSE Bootster per suggerimenti legali sul copyright a progetti di Software Libero. Abbiamo intervistato Torsten Grote, che ha insistito per liberare Android fin dagli inizi. Il team olandese richiede più diritti digitali.

fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202106.htm

*Our June Newsletter has been translated to German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish with the kind help of our translators.*

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SFP#11: For our new Software Freedom Podcast episode @mxmehl and Bonnie Mehring talk about the newly launched . For everyone out there who wants to make licensing easier

fsfe.org/news/podcast/episode-

In juni lanceerden we Booster om Software-projecten te
helpen met licenties. We interviewden Torsten Grote, die de noodzaak om onze
te Bevrijden onderstreepte. FSFE-team Nederland eist meer
digitale rechten.

Onze juni-nieuwsbrief:
fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202106.htm

*Our June Newsletter has been translated to German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish with the kind help of our translators.*

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Im Juni haben wir Booster gestartet, um -Projekten
bei Lizenzen zu helfen. Wir sprechen mit @grote@status.grobox.de, Vorreiter bei der
Befreiung von -Telefonen. Das FSFE-Niederlande-Team fordert mehr
digitale Rechte.

Unser Juni-Newsletter:

fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202106.de.

* Our June Newsletter has been translated to German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish with the kind help of our translators.*

In June, we launched REUSE Booster to share legal advice with projects on copyright.

We interviewed Torsten Grote @grote@status.grobox.de, who stressed the need to Free our early on.

In The Netherlands, digital autonomy is undermined; meanwhile, demands for Free Software are rising

In our June Newsletter.

Photo: FSFE spot in a non-profit hacker-camp. The Netherlands, 2017.

fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-202106.htm

Torsten Grote explored Free Software alternatives for smartphones as early as 2012. ⭐

In our interview we look back at the start of Free Your Android campaign.

Of course, we asked @grote@status.grobox.de which options are available for liberating our phones today.

The interview was conducted in the context of celebrating 20 Years of the FSFE 🙂

fsfe.org/news/2021/news-202106

Do you maintain a project?

Taking care of proper licensing is important for you and your users. Following the standards will take most of the load off your shoulders.

Register with REUSE Booster until 8 July to receive tailored support from us!

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Today we launch REUSE Booster! 🚀

is a set of best practices to make Free Software licensing and copyright much easier for developers. With REUSE , we give direct support for interested projects.

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