@conservancy Software Freedom Conservancy, one of the most important organizations in #FLOSS #opensource #freesoftware , is hiring a full-time employee. Remote, not limited to the United States. Really interesting, flexible job description.
Amazing team, critical mission. In an alternate universe where I was putting my consulting on hiatus and looking for a full-time job, I would be applying for this RIGHT NOW. Check it out & boost!
A highlight in election week: Massachusetts passed a #RightToRepair measure! Denver shares his thoughts and the email we sent to The MA Attorney General's office with advice for the implementation.
We're hiring, spread the word! Apply to join our dedicated team, fighting for #softwarefreedom.
You probably heard @RIAA used #DMCA to get @microsoft's @GitHub to remove youtube-dl, but did you know Microsoft funds RIAA as a member? We call on Microsoft (& any organizations who purports to support #FOSS) to resign from RIAA in protest.
Conservancy is excited to announce we've received a grant from ARDC to pursue a new #copyleft compliance strategy to help people take more control over our devices. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2020/oct/01/new-copyleft-strategy-launched-with-ARDC-grant/
MicroBlocks just released their 1.0 beta! Now's a great time to try out this fun blocks programming language. Congratulations to the team! https://MicroBlocks.fun/
You can read their draft at https://techautonomy.org/ , watch their talk from debconf: https://debconf20.debconf.org/talks/97-introducing-the-principles-of-digital-autonomy/ ,and interview with @FLOSSWeekly: https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/episodes/597
Conservancy requested three new #DMCA exemptions to help ensure people control the devices they own. Learn more about our requests and the process: https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2020/sep/16/dmca-exemptions-2020/
#OpenWrt joined Conservancy today! We'll help OpenWrt with fiscal sponsorship and all other issues so that users can regain control over their own routers. We're announcing more next week about recent work toward software freedom on wireless devices! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2020/sep/10/openwrt-joins/
Today at 2pm ET/6pm UTC, we chat! All are welcome to join us for free software chat and flossip in #conservancy on freenode. See you in ~3.5 hours! https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2020/jul/29/virtualchat2/
Our Director of Community Operations is leaving us to be the Interim General Manager at the Open Source Initiative. We'll miss her, but wish her luck in the new role! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2020/aug/20/debleaving/
Thursday chat time in ~12 minutes, #conservancy on freenode, see you soon!
See you today in about 4 hours for FOSS chat and discussion! Join #conservancy on freenode, newcomers are welcome! https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2020/jul/29/virtualchat2/
As usual, we'll be hanging out in #conservancy on freenode tomorrow at 2pm ET/6pm UTC. Come say hi!
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