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Our Distinguished Technologist, Bradley M. Kuhn, posted today on 's mailing list about how uses Fossology in enforcement:

We welcome our newest member project @commonwl! The Common Workflow Language describes computational data analysis workflows for data-intensive sciences like bioinformatics.

Reposting from the FSF: Congratulations to the 2017 Free Software Awards winners, announced last night. @publiclab and Karen Sandler @o0karen0o from @conservancy are this year's award recipients!

Cheers for 6 more tech companies joining the original 4 who adopted part of our bringing the GPLv3 cure approach to v2 works!

Our compliance engineer @ossguy dispels some compliance misconceptions. The first one: Companies check their source builds before publishing.

Congrats to our member projects accepted for GSoC: Boost, Godot, Homebrew, Inkscape, LibreHealth, phpMyAdmin, Qemu, Wine and Xapian! Thanks Google OSPO!

Right now, 's bkuhn is verifying donations for credit to our match. Spoiler alert: we're close; a few more donations today will take us over the top! Last chance to take advantage of the generous match from PIA & Anonymous

Our General Counsel @keynote2k is joining @Wikimedia, Conservancy's board, and @outreachy's leadership team.

@conservancy I've said it plenty of times before but you can hardly get a better bang for your buck than donating to Conservancy. They do a heck of a lot of good work! Let's help them get that matching grant!

We're entering the last weekend of our donor match with about $4K to go! Help us keep up the momentum to meet it.

A donation to Conservancy helps keep FOSS sustainable and lets projects work independently of wealthy sponsors.

We have one more week to get $5K matched! Procrastinators, now's your time to double your support to Conservancy!

We joined @github, @mozilla and @EngineOrg in an amicus brief in Cisco v. Arista. We argue against unduly extending copyright to cover CLIs.

Here's a holiday: Some are afk, but is closing out our books for our audit for our excellent fiscal year 2016 & working on a upcoming amicus brief we'll join, karen is fielding new project inquiries from new projects. We all wish the best to you!

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.

's Executive Director, Karen Sandler, was Chief Guest at Conference in Kerala, India this week. Karen's keynote about software freedom and ethical technology was lauded in the press:

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