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FFII calls on supporters to take action on April 14
By brian, Section News
Posted on Fri Mar 26th, 2004 at 16:39:18 GMT
[From FFII] FFII calls on its 50,000 European supporters and on 300,000 petition signatories, including more than 2000 CEOs of European software companies, to take to the streets in Brussels on April 14 and to temporarily block access to their websites, in protest against new moves by the EU Council and Commission to legalise patents on software and business methods, and in support of the European Parliament, which voted to clearly exclude such items from patentability last September. Full announcement available from FFII.org.

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Kahle v. Ashcroft: new challenge to perpetual copyright
By brian, Section News
Posted on Fri Mar 26th, 2004 at 16:39:02 GMT
Brewster Kahle, of the Internet Archive, and Richard Prelinger, of the Prelinger Film Archive, have filed a new legal complaint against the Attorney General of the United States challenging "perpetual copyright" on existing works. Their arguments focus on the constitutionality of unconditional copyright for "orphan works" where the author cannot be traced. Details available from Standford Law School Center for Internet and Society.

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SUSE changes license of installer to GPL
By brian, Section News
Posted on Fri Mar 26th, 2004 at 16:38:52 GMT
SUSE has announced that it will be releasing its installer and setup tool (YaST) under the GNU GPL (previously only available under a non-free license). The press release is available from SuSE.com.

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GNOME 2.6 release delayed due to web server intrusion
By brian, Section News
Posted on Fri Mar 26th, 2004 at 16:38:29 GMT
The release of GNOME 2.6 has been delayed due to the discovery of an intrusion on the www.Gnome.org webserver. The GNOME system administrators have determined that none of our released sources were affected. The release will now take place on March 31st. Details available from GNOME.org announcements list.

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FSFE welcomes three new members from Austria
By brian, Section News
Posted on Fri Mar 26th, 2004 at 16:38:09 GMT
Three members of Austria's associate organization of the FSF Europe, Georg Jakob, Karin Kosina and Reinhard Müller have now officially joined the ranks of the FSFE. Full details in the press release from FSFE.org.

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Saturday July 3rd
· New FSFE fund-raising campaign
· Realmedia Helix Player now licensed under the GPL
· PUBPAT seeking technical experts

Saturday June 26th
· New FSF associate membership website
· Redhat releases GFS under the GPL
· FSF seeking system analyst/database guru (contract)
· FFII analysis of new EU constitution, demonstration
· RTAI realtime conference (Milan, 8 July)

Saturday June 19th
· EU elections strengthen patent-critical camp
· Report from Georg Greve in South America

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