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"Vizio isn’t some wide-eyed teen, randomly copying code they found from GitHub without understanding the implications. This is a multi-billion dollar company that absolutely should know better..."

Our Policy Fellow @bkuhn_ebb_org
blogs about 's Group violation of the Affero GPL on @joinmastodon
's codebase; Trump's Group has 30 days to comply with the :

We filed a lawsuit today against Vizio because they fail to fulfill even the basic requirements of the . You can check out the complete materials here:

If you are interested in more equitable hiring practices, we've just a retrospective of our last hiring!

✨ Outreachy is hiring a community manager. ✨ You will communicate with @outreachy applicants, interns, and mentors. Open mailbox with raised flag You will work remotely for 30 to 40 hours per week.

Please apply by Oct 31!

Hey Outreachy alums! I'm writing a grant report about how the last year has gone - do you have any personal successes or anything else *you* think we should include? How has Outreachy helped you in the last year?

Given @McCoySmith declined to debate @bkuhn_ebb_org on this matter at , we're curious how McCoy responds to our points: (a) GPLv2 installation requirements haven't changed since 2003 & (b) don't work the way he says. See:

As our own executive director @o0karen0o says in the press release, congrats to @OpenSourceOrg and Stefano Maffulli, and also to @baconandcoconut for her work shepherding the process!

Conservancy is looking for a website designer to help us with a new project! We're looking for someone with design experience and familiarity with FOSS tooling. Pay is between 20-60$/hr depending on experience

So touched by the shout out by Kavita Kapoor and the SustainOSS folks at the end of this interview about Kavita and her work at the Federation of Humanitarian Technologists

The Institute for Computing in Research has expanded their internships with 6 new interns in Portland, OR! Offering mentoring in scientific computing, they will work with local Oregon academics on projects ranging from computational biology to AI and pure math.

Projects such as , , & gnulib are considering ending assignment to . We urge everyone to think carefully what this means for the future of , enforcement, and the software freedom of downstream users.

We're excited to announce the launch of our new XMPP chat server! Come join us for our weekly chat at:

We're so happy to introduce our newest staff member @pono ! Pono is joining us to as a Community Organizer and Nonprofit Problem Solver.

Join today as one of our attorneys, @copiesofcopies , testifies before Copyright Office regarding our exemption request related to : seeking right to circumvent lock-down on wireless routers. has links to written part.

BTW, we're annoyed that USA government refused to provide option to view/hear this w/out proprietary software. We raised this issue, but decided overarching moral imperative is participate for the rights of users despite that.

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