Our compliance engineer @ossguy dispels some #Copyleft compliance misconceptions. The first one: Companies check their source builds before publishing. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/feb/15/compliance-misconception-1/
Congrats to our member projects accepted for GSoC: Boost, Godot, Homebrew, Inkscape, LibreHealth, phpMyAdmin, Qemu, Wine and Xapian! Thanks Google OSPO!
The Git project and Conservancy mourn the passing of Shawn Pearce https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/jan/30/shawn-pearce/
Our General Counsel @keynote2k is joining @Wikimedia, Conservancy's board, and @outreachy's leadership team. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/jan/12/sebro-joins-board/
Thanks to the Pineapple Fund for investing in free software with a donation to Conservancy! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/jan/11/pineapple-fund-donation/
We joined @github, @mozilla and @EngineOrg in an amicus brief in Cisco v. Arista. We argue against unduly extending copyright to cover CLIs. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/jan/03/cisco-v-arista/
As we finish out 2017, Judy Gichoya, medical doctor & developer on #Conservancy's #LibreHealth project asks you to become a #ConservancySupporter at https://sfconservancy.org/supporter/ today. We're less than $10k away from our match donation, so please support us now! https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2017/dec/31/judy-gichoya-supporter/ https://mastodon.technology/media/GWjVC6E-k1EI4ahsYf0
Earlier this month, Conservancy helped North Bay Python 2017 complete an excellent Python conference focused on Free and Open Source Software for Python. As with all our member projects, they succeed because of our excellent collaboration between volunteers and Conservancy staff to make sure all the work gets done right.
Christopher Neubaugher, conference chair of North Bay Python 2017 encourages you to become a Conservancy Supporter today.
#Conservancy's Executive Director, Karen Sandler, was Chief Guest at #Swatantra17 Conference in Kerala, India this week. Karen's keynote about software freedom and ethical technology was lauded in the press: https://sfconservancy.org/news/2017/dec/22/karen-swatantra/
We filed a motion for summary judgment today against SFLC's motion to dismiss our trademark. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2017/dec/11/ttab-summary-judgment-motion/
While we were shooting the video we also got this awesome group shot. GSoC is always a great chance to meet up with our member projects!
Watch a special message from our member projects: https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2017/dec/08/member-project-request-support/