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



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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:



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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!

Hello Free Software Friends,
wishes all users, developers, contributors, translators and all the people involved with Free Software a happy "I love Free Software Day"! Let's share our love for Free Software

In 2021 the Free Software Foundation Europe turns 20! \°/

We look back where everything got started and conducted an interview with the
's founder Georg C. F. Greve:


Do you always wanted to participate in a community and thereby support your favorite organisation?

The is currently searching for translators. We would be happy to welcome you to our team!

Read about how you can join:

📢 Last call! 📣
Apply for support for your local project. We support local engagement with our expertise, information material, networks or even financially. Deadline is 10 January, don't miss it!

Today we published our yearly report " in 2020". An entertaining and compact read about all important things the and our community has done and achieved during the last 12 months:

Dieses Jahr ist alles etwas anders und der findet online statt. Die wird als Teil von und zusammen mit dem dezentral und virtuell teilnehmen. Dafür suchen wir Talks und Workshops, die sich mit digital (human) rights, offener und / / / und beschäftigen. Den gibt es hier:

We congratulate our sister on its 35th anniversary working for 🎉

Our president @kirschner shares a few thoughts on the past, present and future of in his gratulatory speech:

From hackathons to apps to public administrations: Read about the recent successes in regarding in our , find videos from multiple online events where the was represented and read about our diverse activities:

Against strong recommendations by , does not publish their tracing app as . This is counterproductive: keeping the app proprietary eliminates transparency, effective reviews and trust.

++ Hamburg wants to focus more on Free Software ++

In , the and the are stating in their coalition agreement to focus more on during their future term. Although the coalition agreement contains several loopholes, for example for procurement procedures and diffuse justification to protect proprietary software vendors, the still welcomes the step forward and will critically monitor its implementation.

Some collectively wrote about the good reasons to use for and collected a detailed list of good solutions that respect your freedom:

We have upgraded our instance at to the latest version today 🎉

supporters and volunteers can now make use of the features @giteaio version 1.11 offers

On day we would like to thank all our translators, our volunteers, our supporters, our coordinators, our mailing list subscribers, our sys-admins, our web-team, our local groups and everyone who aligns with the and throughout the year.

You know who you are, and you are awesome!

Hello, World! The wishes a happy "I love Free Software" Day to all users, developers, contributors and everyone else!

You are the ones who give us meaning and empower us day by day ❤️

Join us today and show your love on :

Hey , come to our booth in the second level of building K and talk with us to get to know the people of the or share your thoughts on our campaigns.

Hey , come to our booth in the second level of building K and talk with us to get to know the people of the ! Also ask for the social event tonight, if you like to join!

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Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!