FSFE Newsletter September is out in English, Spanish and Dutch: fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-201809

read about , , and our community activities

RT @tmiosmauli@twitter.com
Now here’s an interview about @oskari_org@twitter.com with some thoughts of mine. Thanks @fsfe@twitter.com! twitter.com/fsfe/status/104162

Unlock your handcuffs:

There are plenty of devices and media that preserve our freedom. You can choose to live without .

We can buy media that we can use forever, in any format of our choice. With a little research, we can choose devices that do not lock us in.

Use the to inform yourself about the dangers of , how you can break free or tell others why and how you resist DRM!


Find activities, networks and campaigns that you can engage in or support against DRM:


also endangers our privacy. Remember how in 2005 it was found out that the was spying on users and was loaded onto roughly 25 million CDs and infected more than 550,000 networks in more than one hundred countries:


Digital restrictions imposed by DRM endanger our citizen rights and open up a legal minefield for copyright reforms and exceptions to it. They hinder access to our digital heritage and knowledge, block citation and creativity.

Digital Restrictions Management () is any technology that is built into an electronic product or service with the aim of limiting its range of uses.

Today is international : defectivebydesign.org/dayagain

Use the day and read on to inform yourself & others about DRM!

"Go open today, there's no excuse not to" - interview with Timo Aarnio, GIS expert at National Land Survey Finland. fsfe.org/news/2018/news-201809

"Go open today, there's no excuse not to" - our interview with Timo Aarnio, National Land Survey of Finland, about developing @oskari_org@twitter.com with public money as



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Thanks #NLLGG for an inspiring Software Freedom Day (#SFD) in Utrecht. Here's the #FSFE information booth:

RT @NZT_1A@twitter.com
Freedom toaster and arcade game, 2 in 1, come and add your stickers on machine @fsfe@twitter.com

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Kommt zum Stand der auf den . Sprecht mit uns, nehmt was mit, lasst was da. 😃

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RT @Shareable@twitter.com
The Free Software Foundation Europe (@fsfe@twitter.com), a nonprofit behind the Public Money, Public Code project, advocates for making all publicly-financed software open source. shareable.net/ZfZ

RT @mxmehl@twitter.com
On my way to in Novi Sad, Serbia. Looking forward to meeting the Balkan Free Software community and speaking about on Saturday! 2k18.balccon.org/events/235.ht @BalCC0n

Workshop: Einführung in die Kartenbearbeitung mit Freier Software in Berlin, Germany (2018-09-13) wiki.fsfe.org/Events/Berlin/20

FSFE booth at NLLGG Software Freedom Day 2018 in Utrecht, The Netherlands (2018-09-15) nllgg.nl/bijeenkomst/20180915

RT @joscchh@twitter.com
Super Artikel, danke @paderta@twitter.com 👍
Heute Abend um 19 Uhr ist übrigens wieder das monatliche @fsfe@twitter.com Treffen im @BonnLAB@twitter.com :-) twitter.com/paderta/status/103

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