Latest news from the Free Software Foundation
US Supreme Court makes the right decision to nix Alice Corp. patent, but more work needed to end software patents for good
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, June 19, 2014 -- Today the
United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled a prominent software
patent invalid in the case of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, saying that
implementing an abstract idea on a computer does not make that idea
To help Reset the Net, FSF launches guide to email protection
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Thursday, June 5th, 2014 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today released Email Self-Defense, a
how-to guide for setting up and using email encryption.
Tehnoetic wireless USB adapter now FSF-certified to respect your freedom
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, May 21, 2014 -- The Free
Software Foundation (FSF) today awarded Respects Your Freedom (RYF)
certification to the Tehnoetic TET-N150 wireless USB adapter.
FSF condemns partnership between Mozilla and Adobe to support Digital Restrictions Management
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 — In response to Mozilla's announcement that it is reluctantly adopting DRM in its Firefox Web browser, Free Software Foundation executive director John Sullivan made the
Global community rallies for International Day Against DRM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 -- Today a wide variety of community groups, activist organizations and businesses are taking part in the 8th International Day Against DRM (DayAgainstDRM.org). The groups are united in envisioning a world without Digital Restrictions Management, technology that places arbitrary restrictions on what people can do with digital media, often by spying on them. As the largest anti-DRM event in the world, the International Day Against DRM is an important counterpoint to the pro-DRM message broadcast by powerful media and software companies. The Day is coordinated by Defective by Design (DefectiveByDesign.org), the anti-DRM campaign of the Free Software Foundation.