Gemeinsam mit der OSB Alliance, Open Knowledge Foundation
DE, Wikimedia DE, Vitako, und D64 fordert die @fsfe, digitale Souveränität im Bundeshaushalt 2022 zu berücksichtigen und bereits angekündigte Initiativen für Softwarefreiheit umzusetzen.
Together with the OSB Alliance, Open Knowledge Foundation
DE, Wikimedia DE, Vitako, and D64, the @fsfe demands to include digital sovereignty in the 2022 federal budget and implement already announced initiatives for #softwarefreedom.
European Parliament's special committee AIDA voted on its resolution on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age today and underlined the importance of #FreeSoftware for AI with a broad majority.
'Contact your administrations' is a new workshop series for volunteers who want to promote #PublicCode to local representatives.
The workshops show how to address public administrations to discuss #FreeSoftware in public sector
⭐ One of 2021 highlights
The new German coalition treaty: “We stipulate open standards for public IT projects. Procurement for software development will usually commissioned as #opensource the corresponding software is made public as a matter of principle.”
We welcome that the new government wants to focus on the use of Free Software. We will now closely observe and accompany the concrete implementation.
The Netherlands is becoming increasingly dependent on a digital infrastructure that is dominated by just a small number of monopolistic companies.
The consequent security risk is recognised by the Dutch Cyber Security Council.
The FSFE calls on the Dutch government to stand firm and get a grip on their digital security & autonomy by adhering to #OpenStandards and #FreeSoftware, in line with their earlier commitment to use Free Software by Default. #PublicCode
International development cooperation is increasingly digitised and #FreeSoftware fundamental to reach the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. Together with experts in the field, he FSFE summarises the background in an article and demands #publiccode in international development cooperation:
Read in our September newsletter about a new strong alliance formed by administrations, business and civil society organisations asking for "A place for #PublicCode". Also read about our call to apply for FSFE support for your local project, our job vacancy, and about our other diverse community activities.
The increased use of #FreeSoftware is a central component for more digital sovereignty. Together with a strong alliance of administrations, politics, business and civil society, we call for the development of a code repository with Free Software for the public sector.
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