FSFE elects new President and Vice President

22 September 2015:

Matthias Kirschner and Alessandro Rubini are FSFE's new President and Vice President. They were elected last week in Bucharest during FSFE's General Assembly, while Reinhard Müller was re-elected as Financial Officer. They will serve FSFE in those positions for the upcoming two years.

17 September 2015:

On July 6th, the European Parliament voted on a report with a number of recommendations for copyright reform. We present today our evaluation of how this could imapact Free Software.

"Freedomvote": 10 questions about digital freedom for the Swiss national election

16 September 2015:

In anticipation of the Swiss national parliament elections (Nationalrat- / Ständeratswahlen) on 18 October 2015, FSFE Switzerland starts the „Freedomvote“ campaign today, in cooperation with the "Swiss Open Systems User Group“ (/ch/open). The campaign offers an online portal that lists those candidates who will run for election, and their opinion towards Internet policy, Free Software, and open data formats.

FSFE responds to EU consultation on patents and standards

18 February 2015:

In order to push for a more enlightened policy approach to managing innovation and knowledge, FSFE has submitted a response [pdf] to an EU consultation on patents and standards. This is the latest action in FSFE's ongoing work in promoting Open Standards.

Position paper for the boost of Open Educational Resources on the basis of Free Software

10 February 2015:

Together with FSFE and other partners, the Bündnis Freie Bildung ("Free Education Alliance") today publishes its position paper about the creation and usage of Open Educational Resources (OER). Therein, the Bündnis demands a consequent publishing of all OER-material under public licences and their availability as Free Software and in Open Standard formats.


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Fellowship Meeting Rhine/Main, Germany

07 January 2016

On Thursday, 7 January, the Fellowship group Rhein/Main will meet in the Café Albatros in Frankfurt. We will meet there around 19:00 h.

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