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Reinhard Muller, long-term volunteer & former Financial Officer, recalls his excitement when he found a Europe-based organisation 20 years ago, the FSFE.

In our interview he advises us to keep a long term perspective on issues.

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Get help with clarifying the and status of your project, and become compliant! Register today to receive support by our legal experts:

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

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


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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

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Until 8 July projects can apply to get help by the @fsfe with adopting the best practices and to clarify their licensing and copyright situation, so that their users and re-users have to deal less with some of the legal aspects in future.

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Tolle Nachrichten! Die hat ihre Beratungssoftware unter einer /#OpenSource-Lizenz veröffentlicht und folgt damit dem von der @fsfe begründeten Motto "Public Money? !"

Hoffentlicht eine Motivation für andere Wohlfahrtsverbände wie AWO, Paritätische, Rotes Kreuz oder Diakonie, dies ebenfalls umzusetzen.

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Tolles Projekt von @Merlar zu und ():

Schaut es Euch mal an, gebt Rückmeldung und wenn es Euch gefällt verbreitet es.

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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 which options are available for liberating our phones today.

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

Puzzled about licenses and how to do these things correctly?

To get a very quick overview, join my talk in ~20 minutes (13:45 CET). It's about , a set of best practices and tools for and copyright.

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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.

@gnulinux Wäre es möglich, eure automatischen Postings zu neuen News auch den Teaser beinhalten zu lassen? Die Überschriften sind manchmal nicht so aussagekräftig und eindeutig, mit dem Teaser (erster Absatz) wird es aber viel informativer. Das wäre ein toller Service :)

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"It's better if you don't know how your tools work"

"It's better if you are not allowed to improve your tools"

If you find those ^ as absurd as I do, you understand why I'm a .

– Bernhard Weitzhofer (Public Servant)

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I have encountered more image descriptions on Mastodon in 24 hours than I have in Twitter in a couple of years. Seriously. I'm not exaggerating.
As a blind person, this means a lot to me. If you read this and you describe your images, thank you so, so, so much on behalf of all of us. If you don't, now you know you'll be helping random Internet strangers make sense of your posts by typing in a few more words than usual.

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in keeps us busy! The recent EU guidelines are differently interpreted in national states. is a positive example while effectively endangers the freedom users had since 2016. And in , the government has the historic chance to safeguard these essential user rights now!

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