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? !”


Tweede Kamer stemt al 20 jaar voor vrije software maar handelt daar niet naar.

Tweede Kamer naar Raad van State om uit te leggen waarom haar broncode niet openbaar is.

In our December , read about the being published to extend software freedom, learn about in international development, read an interview with Cord-Landwehr from about adoption and much more:

International development cooperation is increasingly digitised and 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 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 ". 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 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.

Der verstärkte Einsatz von Freier Software ist ein zentraler Baustein für mehr Digitale Souveränität.

Gemeinsam mit einem starken Bündnis aus Verwaltung, Politik, Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft fordern wir die Schaffung eines Code Repository mit Freier Software für die öffentliche Hand.

Do you believe that should be the default option for publicly financed software? Let’s convince your political representatives!

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100 days ago, the new Green-Red coalition in adopted the principle of 'Public Money? Public Code!' to guide their procurement of software. Now, we take a look at the first activities undertaken for the use of .

After the city of and the Parliament of now the Municipality of , , commits to the principles of our campaign by publishing any publicly financed software development as . They also plan to gradually switch to Free Software in all municipal facilities.

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

Router Freedom in Europe +++ Hamburg pro Free Software +++ European Parliament too

In our June read among other things about in , about a new coalition agreement in that puts a focus on and about the demanding . As always, also read about our diverse community activities.

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Hrvatski: dostupan! Web-stranica dostupna je na još jednom jeziku zahvaljujući @mdimjasevic. Potpišite otvoreno pismo kako bi javan novac bio usmjeren u javan kôd i proširite glas!

The FSFE May is out including our demand to publish the results of publicly financed as +++ supporting +++ new +++ Corona tracing apps under a FreeSoftware licence

After the last government of SPD and CSU had distanced itself from the prior progressive strategy, the new coalition agreement in Munich commits to the principle of "Public Money? !". The FSFE welcomes this decision by the new government and will closely monitor the progress of the implementation.

We demand that the use of tracking technologies that aim at breaking the chains of disease infection may only be promoted on a voluntary basis, fundamental rights must be respected and the software must be published under a licence.

Hey hackers! We want legislation requiring that publicly financed software be made available under a licence!

More and more people join this deamand every day. Do so as well and sign our open letter:

Hey hackers! We want legislation requiring that publicly financed software be made available under a licence!

More and more people join this deamand every day. Do so as well and sign our open letter:

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