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Shoutout to @lorenzofb for writing "Facebook doesn’t know what it does with your data, or where it goes: Leaked document" that is featured in this month's Read our comment and Lorenzo's article via u.fsf.org/3lf

A big shoutout to @joinmastodon for their recent article "Twitter buyout puts Mastodon into spotlight" by Mastodon founder @Gargron We featured your article in this month's Let's all flock over to Mastodon now that the time is ripe!

Le Free Software Supporter (mai 2022) est disponible en français. "Dix ans d'anecdotes derrière Guix," "Le rachat de Twitter met Mastodon à l'honneur," "Hare (Lièvre), un nouveau langage de programmation système" et mois! Pour voir la version française: u.fsf.org/3lj

Every journey begins with that first step. The FSF Licensing and Compliance Lab can help users along that path, while also clearing the way ahead. Read our licensing roundup, and support paving a way for free software u.fsf.org/3h7

We love freedom 1, the freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish. Access to the source code is a precondition for this. Boost this post to share this freedom! Read more at gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.en.

From the preamble of the GNU GPL: "To protect your rights, we need to prevent others from denying you these rights or asking you to surrender the rights. Therefore, you have certain responsibilities [...]" u.fsf.org/3kz

Have you ever considered the work that goes into sending an email to @gnu.org? The FSF tech team makes sure millions of emails get delivered each year, and has taken the time to explain the road your email travels in freedom. u.fsf.org/3gz

New versions of Windows might change the UI or underlying components, but they don't change the only thing important to know about Windows: it's nonfree software. Choose software that actually respects its users instead. u.fsf.org/3eu

LibrePlanet workshop "IRCNow: Of the users, by the users, for the users" will be starting in just a few hours (at noon EDT). There are just two available spots left, but there is a live stream for everyone. See links and info at u.fsf.org/3li

What if you could spend this summer defending software freedom? Well, you can! The FSF is looking for interns in our tech team, our licensing team, and campaigns. Apply at u.fsf.org/3gx

If you are enjoying the videos from this year's and would like to help make these videos accessible to more people, please consider transcribing the video and upload your subtitles. Instructions here: u.fsf.org/3l2

Save the date: GNU Radio is having their conference in Washington, DC this year, September 26-30, 2022. Check out u.fsf.org/3i3 for more information.

The FSF is hiring! Please see the following page for information about the full-time licensing and compliance manager, full-time program manager, and part-time bookkeeper positions: u.fsf.org/3l0

The latest issue of the Free Software Supporter is live! fsf.org/free-software-supporte Get a whole month's free software news delivered hot and fresh to your inbox at the start of every month by signing up here: u.fsf.org/1ac for everyone!

Does the require that source code of modified versions be posted to the public? "The GPL does not require you to release your modified version, or any part of it. You are free to [...]" Read the full answer at u.fsf.org/3kt

Why GPL? "Using the GNU GPL will require that all the released improved versions be free software. This means you can avoid the risk of having to compete with a proprietary modified version of your own work." More at u.fsf.org/3kr

If you are enjoying the videos from this year's and would like to help make these videos accessible to more people, please consider transcribing the video and upload your subtitles. Instructions here: u.fsf.org/3l2

FAQ time: Can I modify the GPL and make a modified license? "If you want to use our preamble in a modified license, please write to <licensing@gnu.org> for permission.[...]" Read the full answer at u.fsf.org/3ky

Did you know the Free Software Directory at directory.fsf.org has over 16,000 free software packages. Join us for meetings every Friday for information and to help us do this crucial work: u.fsf.org/3ft

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