The World’s First Document Freedom Day

“Today is Document Freedom Day: Roughly 200 teams from more than
60 countries worldwide are organising local activities to raise
awareness for Document Freedom and Open Standards. To support the
initiatives surrounding the first day to celebrate document
liberation, DFD starter packs containing a DFD flag, t-shirts and
leaflets have been sent to the first 100 registered teams over the
past weeks.

“In a world where records are increasingly kept in electronic
form, Open Standards are crucial for valuable information to
outlive the application in which it was initially generated. The
question of Document Freedom has severe repercussions for freedom
of choice, competition, markets and the sovereignty of countries
and their governments…”