GNU Hackers' Meeting 2022 will take place in İzmir, Turkey, on Saturday 1st October and Sunday 2nd October 2022. https://www.gnu.org/ghm/2022/
GitHub changed the way they parse for licenses today. It isn't just scanning one of the LICENSE, LICENSE.md, and COPYING files anymore. It scans all of them and reports back. Example: https://github.com/pypa/packaging
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: https://u.fsf.org/3l0
Correction 1:30pm eastern! Having lived on the west coast for almost all my life, I'm used to seeing the opposite coast time zone and subtracting 3. I also sometimes get east/west reversed, automatically thinking inland = east, coast = west.
You may have a unique opportunity to hear to oral arguments in USA federal court on a key legal issue re: #copyleft & the #GPL in our right-to-software-repair lawsuit against #Vizio. Mark your calendar for this Friday 2022-05-13 at 17:30 UTC. Read more: https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2022/may/11/vizio-update-1/
There's a GPL court hearing listening party in #conservancy on Friday at 7:30 am eastern. Setting my alarm now https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2022/may/11/vizio-update-1/
I'll go first: My mom. My best friend.
Some who have opted out of this whole idea: Most of my coworkers, my significant other.
Free Software for /all/ users requires translation of user interface and documentation. FSF is hosting a LibrePlanet workshop about Computer Aided Translation with a focus on OmegaT, on May 2nd. Do some hands on learning by registering https://www.fsf.org/events/libreplanet-workshop-may-02-translators-and-free-software-a-practical-introduction-to-omegat
The Free Software Foundation, a Massachusetts 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect computer user freedom, seeks a motivated Boston-based individual to be our full-time licensing and compliance manager. https://u.fsf.org/3la
Shoutout to a free software project: https://fai-project.org/ FAI - Fully Automatic Installation. All my bare-metal installs have been done via FAI for the last 4 years or so.
The FSF is hiring! Please see the following page for information about the Program Manager and part-time Bookkeeper positions. https://u.fsf.org/3l0