NewsForge: New FSF Europe Fellowship Program Announced
Mar 01, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Chance)
"The Free Software Foundation Europe has announced a new
Fellowship program to defend freedom in the digital age. Loosely
modeled on the US-based Free Software Foundation's Associate
Membership program, the FSFE hope to attract both more finances and
activists to support their work. At a time when the free software
movement is under a variety of threats, both legal, political and
market-based, the FSFE hope that its Fellowship will be seen as 'a
call to arms.'
"The Fellowship program was officially launched at FOSDEM--the
Free and Open Source Developers' European Meeting--with the call to
'stand up to protect our freedom to shape and participate in a
digital society that respects liberty and privacy...'"