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is important that technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free
Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share
software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom
of speech, press and privacy.
of speech, press, and privacy.
</p>
<p>

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<p>Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives. It is important that this technology empowers rather than
restricts us. <a href="/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Free Software</a> gives everybody the rights to use, understand,
adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
rights like freedom of speech, freedom of press and privacy.</p>
adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
rights like freedom of speech, freedom of press, and privacy.</p>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe:</p>

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<p>He helps other organisations, companies and governments to understand
how they can benefit from Free Software -- which gives everybody the rights
to use, understand, adapt and share software -- and how those rights help
to use, understand, adapt, and share software -- and how those rights help
to support freedom of speech, freedom of press or privacy.</p>
<p>Matthias loves playing with his children, and in his spare time assists

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/tools/texts-**.xml -->
<name>100-freedoms - Sticker black</name>
<description>
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share and improve software.
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share, and improve software.
</description>
<type>Sticker</type>
<size>74 x 74 mm</size>

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<name>100-freedoms - Sticker orange</name>
<description>
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share and improve software.
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share, and improve software.
</description>
<type>Sticker</type>
<size>74 x 74 mm</size>

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<name>I love Free Software - Burgundy Sticker</name>
<description>
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share and improve software.
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share, and improve software.
</description>
<type>Sticker</type>
<size>90 x 50 mm</size>

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/tools/texts-**.xml -->
<name>I love Free Software - Sticker</name>
<description>
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share and improve software.
A sticker to show your love to use, study, share, and improve software.
</description>
<type>Sticker</type>
<size>90 x 50 mm</size>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand,
adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.
The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free
Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination. It

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<p>
There are two major terms connected to software you can freely use,
study, share and improve: Free Software and Open Source. Based on
study, share, and improve: Free Software and Open Source. Based on
them you can also find different combinations and translations like
FOSS, Libre Software, FLOSS and so on. So why do people use these
terms, and how are they different from one another?
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the roots of the movement and to speak about Free Software again. Thanks
to their shared roots, both Open Source and Free Software describe the
complete set and the whole range of software licenses that give users the
right to use, study, share and improve the software<a class="fn"
right to use, study, share, and improve the software<a class="fn"
href="#fn1">1</a>.
</p>
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Software Foundation</a>, the <a href="http://www.debian.org">Debian
project</a> and the <a href="http://www.opensource.org">Open Source
Initiative</a>. When asked whether a particular license gives software
users the freedom to use, study, share and improve the program, they
users the freedom to use, study, share, and improve the program, they
almost always come to the same conclusions.
</p>
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Looking at Free Software licenses there are two main categories,
protective or <a href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/">Copyleft</a>
licenses and non-protective licenses. While Copyleft licenses are
designed to protect the rights to use, study, share and improve the
designed to protect the rights to use, study, share, and improve the
software non-protective licenses allow to distribute the software without
those rights. Sometimes people think that the terms Free Software and
Open Source are used to distinguish between Copyleft and non-Copyleft

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system which is <a href="/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Free Software</a>.
Software development work started the following January. Today we have
several Free Software operating systems which respect the users' freedom
by giving everybody the right to use, study, share and improve the
by giving everybody the right to use, study, share, and improve the
software for any purpose.</p>
</div>

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@ -394,7 +394,7 @@ To avoid ambiguities in how you intend to share a piece of work, it therefore is
If a software is under a proprietary license, only a few rights are
granted; for example, the right to use program but not to distribute
copies of it. If the license grants the four essential freedoms to
use, study, share and improve the software, it is a Free Software
use, study, share, and improve the software, it is a Free Software
license. You can find here lists of Free Software licenses <a
href="https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.en.html">evaluated by the Free Software Foundation</a> and <a
href="https://opensource.org/licenses/category">approved Free Software licenses by the Open Source Initiative</a>.

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A Free Software licenses is a software license whose terms allow
a user to obtain and enjoy the <a
href="/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">four freedoms of Free
Software</a>; namely, the freedom to use, modify, share and
Software</a>; namely, the freedom to use, modify, share, and
improve software. Conversely, the opposite of a Free Software
license is a proprietary software license, which restricts users
from enjoying any of the four freedoms of Free Software. Even

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@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ in order to achieve better interoperability.</strong> The latter can only
be achieved by publishing such software as Free Software.</p>
<p>Free Software is defined through the four rights it grants to its users:
to use, study, share and improve the software. Instead of developing
to use, study, share, and improve the software. Instead of developing
lengthy specifications to the standard and expecting stakeholders to
find their ways to implement it, it is more efficient to publish the
source code and let everyone to copy and reshape the technology according

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</xsl:when>
<!-- case 3b: also second extract is too short, so take a default text -->
<xsl:otherwise>
<xsl:text>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. We enable people to use, understand, adapt and share software.</xsl:text>
<xsl:text>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. We enable people to use, understand, adapt, and share software.</xsl:text>
</xsl:otherwise>
</xsl:choose>
</xsl:otherwise>

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<p>
Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives. Free Software
gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software.
gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software.
These rights help support other fundamental rights like freedom of
speech, freedom of press and privacy.
speech, freedom of press, and privacy.
<a class="learn-more" href="/freesoftware/index.html">Learn more...</a>
</p>
</div>

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<h2>About FSFE</h2>
<p>
Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation dedicated to Free Software, the basic tool for an inclusive, innovative and secure society. FSFE maintains that the freedoms to use, study, share and improve software are critical to ensure equal participation in the information age. FSFE is financed purely through donations. Most of those donations come from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and individuals. <a href="/donate/thankgnus.html">Donors</a> are listed on FSFE's website.
Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation dedicated to Free Software, the basic tool for an inclusive, innovative and secure society. FSFE maintains that the freedoms to use, study, share, and improve software are critical to ensure equal participation in the information age. FSFE is financed purely through donations. Most of those donations come from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and individuals. <a href="/donate/thankgnus.html">Donors</a> are listed on FSFE's website.
</p>
<h2>Strategic importance of Free Software and Open Standards</h2>

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<blockquote><p>"Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives. It is
important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us.
Free Software contributors give everybody else the freedom to use,
understand, adapt and share the software they have written. This way
understand, adapt, and share the software they have written. This way
they help to support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of
speech, freedom of press and privacy." says Matthias Kirschner,
speech, freedom of press, and privacy." says Matthias Kirschner,
FSFE's Vice President. "We should not underestimate the power of a
simple "thank you" to motivate them in their important work for
society. So say thank you on 14th February!"</p></blockquote>

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<blockquote><p>Max Mehl, program manager of FSFE, comments: "Free
Software enables everyone to use, study, share, and improve programs
for any purpose. These rights help support other fundamental rights
like freedom of speech, freedom of press and privacy. Therefore, we ask
like freedom of speech, freedom of press, and privacy. Therefore, we ask
politics and administration to put publicly financed software under a
free license. Software funded by public money should be a common good
and available to all people so that the whole society can benefit from

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<h2 id="aboutthefsfe">About the FSFE</h2>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination. It enhances users' rights by abolishing barriers to Free Software adoption, encourages people to use and develop Free Software, and provides resources to enable everyone to further promote Free Software in Europe.</p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free
Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination.

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<h2>About the FSFE</h2>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination. It enhances users' rights by abolishing barriers to Free Software adoption, encourages people to use and develop Free Software, and provides resources to enable everyone to further promote Free Software in Europe.</p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free
Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination.

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@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ Today, as with every year on February 14th, people around the globe are celebrat
<div class="captioned" style="margin: 1.5em auto;"> <figure> <a href="https://ilovefs.org"><img src="https://pics.fsfe.org/uploads/big/b46cc88338714722e224c5b644c29c86.jpg" alt="All creatures love Free Software" /> </a> </figure> </div>
<p>Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy. And Free Software is also the result of people who work together collaboratively and dedicate their skills to a project. "I love Free Software" Day is a day to show our appreciation to all these people behind any Free Software project and our gratitude for their dedication:https://ilovefs.org</p>
<p>Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy. And Free Software is also the result of people who work together collaboratively and dedicate their skills to a project. "I love Free Software" Day is a day to show our appreciation to all these people behind any Free Software project and our gratitude for their dedication:https://ilovefs.org</p>
<h2>Becoming part of <a href="https://ilovefs.org">#ilovefs</a></h2>

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</p>
<p>
In the information age, citizens want to know how candidates position themselves on the key issues of Free Software and other digital rights. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
In the information age, citizens want to know how candidates position themselves on the key issues of Free Software and other digital rights. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.
</p>
<p>
Freedomvote.ch helps voters to find out which position is taken by the candidates in this regard, what values do they represent in a connected world? Do they have an awareness of digital sovereignty?

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At this year's General Assembly, which took place in Essen, Germany, on 12 October, the members of the FSFE re-elected Matthias Kirschner as the president, Heiki Lõhmus as the vice president, and Patrick Ohnewein as the financial officer for another two-year term.
</p>
<p><a href="/about/people/kirschner/kirschner.html">Matthias Kirschner</a> has been serving as the president of FSFE since 2015 and working fulltime for the FSFE since 2009. In 1999 he started using Free Software and realised that software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives. Kirschner is convinced that this technology has to empower society not restrict it. He joined the FSFE in 2004 while studying Political and Administrative Science. Kirschner is passionate to help governments, companies, other organisations, and individuals to understand how they can benefit from Free Software -- which gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software -- and how those rights help to support freedom of speech, freedom of press or privacy.</p>
<p><a href="/about/people/kirschner/kirschner.html">Matthias Kirschner</a> has been serving as the president of FSFE since 2015 and working fulltime for the FSFE since 2009. In 1999 he started using Free Software and realised that software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives. Kirschner is convinced that this technology has to empower society not restrict it. He joined the FSFE in 2004 while studying Political and Administrative Science. Kirschner is passionate to help governments, companies, other organisations, and individuals to understand how they can benefit from Free Software -- which gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software -- and how those rights help to support freedom of speech, freedom of press, or privacy.</p>
<p><a href="/about/people/repentinus/repentinus.html">Heiki Lõhmus</a> has been serving as the FSFE's vice president <a href="/news/2016/news-20161031-01.html">since October 2016</a>. Lõhmus first started volunteering for the FSFE in 2011 as a translator and soon after assumed the responsibility for translation coordination. In 2013 he became a member of the FSFE. As a member, his main priority has been to make FSFE more appreciative of its volunteers and their contributions. Over time his focus has broadened to include other strategic questions about the FSFE's community. Though his main focus in FSFE has been and continues to be on people, he holds a Master's degree in aeronautical engineering and is currently pursuing a PhD on remote sensing of the Greenland Ice Sheet. He always welcomes an opportunity to hear from our supporters, volunteers, or potential volunteers, so drop him a line.</p>

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individuals.</p>
<blockquote><p>Matthias Kirschner, President of FSFE, states: "Free Software
gives everyone the right to use, study, share and improve programs for any
gives everyone the right to use, study, share, and improve programs for any
purpose. These freedoms strengthen other fundamental rights such as freedom
of speech, freedom of the press and the right to privacy. Digital sovereignty
of speech, freedom of the press, and the right to privacy. Digital sovereignty
can only be achieved through Free Software. We are pleased that our campaign
has now gotten through to the governing CDU party and that the conservatives
support our demand "Public Money? Public Code!". We now expect the CDU to

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<h2>About the FSFE</h2>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
<p>Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination. It enhances users' rights by abolishing barriers to Free Software adoption, encourages people to use and develop Free Software, and provides resources to enable everyone to further promote Free Software in Europe.</p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives and it is important that technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free
Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination.

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<p>The same goes for companies asking employees to work from home. The solutions they choose to overcome the challenges of remote working can cause problems which will backfire in the future, once the crisis has passed.</p>
<p>It is understandable that software companies, many of which are under a great pressure themselves, would try to lure new customers in this way. But you must ask yourself if what is in most cases just a marketing strategy, will be helpful for you in the long run. Proprietary software companies are peddling freeware programs, limited both in time and usability. They offer no way of adapting the solutions to your needs, no permissions to modify and improve the tools, and legal penalties if you share them with others. You can only use the tool for limited purposes and you are not allowed to study the code. Freeware grants you none of the four freedoms of Free Software, to use, study, share and improve the software.</p>
<p>It is understandable that software companies, many of which are under a great pressure themselves, would try to lure new customers in this way. But you must ask yourself if what is in most cases just a marketing strategy, will be helpful for you in the long run. Proprietary software companies are peddling freeware programs, limited both in time and usability. They offer no way of adapting the solutions to your needs, no permissions to modify and improve the tools, and legal penalties if you share them with others. You can only use the tool for limited purposes and you are not allowed to study the code. Freeware grants you none of the four freedoms of Free Software, to use, study, share, and improve the software.</p>
<p>What's more, your colleagues and employees may get used to this software, build their workflow upon it, and then will find it difficult to switch to another solution in a couple of months time when the crisis is over. The application you choose may also be part of larger suite, forcing you to acquire and license software you don't need once the offer is rescinded. You may also be stuck with data locked to closed applications, making it difficult to switch vendor later on. What looks helpful today can be expensive and a hassle to deal with tomorrow. We strongly advise you carefully decide which software you choose. </p>
<p>Because many proprietary programs can be replaced with <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Activities/FreeSoftware4RemoteWorking">Free Software solutions</a> that adhere to <a href="/freesoftware/standards/">Open Standards</a>, you can run your software in a way that fits your needs, without having to worry about additional and unpredictable costs down the road. If you need a new solution today, take a solution which is also good for you tomorrow and choose Free Software. Take advantage of your rights to use, study, share and improve the software, at any time, during or after the crisis.</p>
<p>Because many proprietary programs can be replaced with <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Activities/FreeSoftware4RemoteWorking">Free Software solutions</a> that adhere to <a href="/freesoftware/standards/">Open Standards</a>, you can run your software in a way that fits your needs, without having to worry about additional and unpredictable costs down the road. If you need a new solution today, take a solution which is also good for you tomorrow and choose Free Software. Take advantage of your rights to use, study, share, and improve the software, at any time, during or after the crisis.</p>
<h2>Checklist for your solution:</h2>
<p>Even if a tool is advertised as Free Software, check that it really is. <a href="https://twitter.com/catalystk_crm/status/1242727641896988672">Some</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/procezoapp/status/1242790980819931137">software</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/SilFerBots/status/1243073251640610816">companies</a> have no scruples in calling their products Free Software, even when they aren't with the sole purpose of gaining new customers.</p>
<p>Ask yourself: "Is it really Free Software? - Can I use, study, share and improve the software without any restrictions?" Check the licence. If in doubt, <a href="/activities/licence-questions/licence-questions.html">get in touch with our licence team</a> and ask if the tool you are considering is a Free Software solution.</p>
<p>Ask yourself: "Is it really Free Software? - Can I use, study, share, and improve the software without any restrictions?" Check the licence. If in doubt, <a href="/activities/licence-questions/licence-questions.html">get in touch with our licence team</a> and ask if the tool you are considering is a Free Software solution.</p>
<p>Here you can <a href="/freesoftware/basics/4freedoms.html">learn more about the concept of Free Software.</a></p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives and it is important that technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>The FSFE helps individuals and organisations to understand how Free
Software contributes to freedom, transparency, and self-determination.

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further development of the digitalisation of administrations. </p>
<blockquote>"The use of Free Software imposes itself on public institutions: Free Software gives everyone the right to use, understand, share and improve
<blockquote>"The use of Free Software imposes itself on public institutions: Free Software gives everyone the right to use, understand, share, and improve
programs for any purpose. Public institutions are financed by taxes. They must ensure that they spend the money as efficiently as possible. By using
Free Software, public bodies can collaborate in developing code and use existing solutions without having to reinvent the wheel over and over again.
If it is public money, the code should be public too! In addition, Free Software helps to minimise dependencies on individual providers and thus

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives and it is important that technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.
</p>
<p>

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<h1>EU Open Source Policy: good analysis, missing concrete next steps</h1>
<p>On Wednesday the EU Commission published its new Open Source Strategy. We are pleased that the Commission recognises the benefits of Free Software
and the four freedoms to use, study, share and improve, but the Commission lacks concrete targets and indicators to implement the strategy.
and the four freedoms to use, study, share, and improve, but the Commission lacks concrete targets and indicators to implement the strategy.
Without these, we worry that the strategy will end up accomplishing too little!</p>
<p>After the Commission's previous Open Source Strategy expired in 2017, we have waited three years for a new one. Instead of the hoped-for major step, which would reflect

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<h2 id="about">About the Free Software Foundation Europe</h2>
<p>The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is a <strong>charity that empowers people to control technology</strong>. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
<p>The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is a <strong>charity that empowers people to control technology</strong>. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
<p>Our mission is:</p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives and it is important that technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.
</p>
<p>

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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives and it is important that technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use,
understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
understand, adapt, and share software. These rights help support other
fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.
</p>
<p>

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<p>The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a popular format to publish formatted text and documents. There are several different versions of it, some qualifying as an <a href="os.html">Open Standard</a>, some certified by <a href="http://www.iso.org">ISO</a> and some encumbered by <a href="https://fsfe.org/activities/swpat/background.html">software patents</a>. You might want to promote the versions that are Open Standards, because Open Standards guarantee interoperability, competition and choice. <a href="https://fsfe.org/freesoftware/standards/standards.html">Read more...</a></p>
<p>There are many programs to read and write PDF documents. All of the PDF readers in the following list are <a href="https://fsfe.org/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Free Software</a>, respecting your basic four freedoms to use, study, share and improve them. This gives you control over your computer and helps protect your privacy. <a href="https://fsfe.org/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Read more...</a></p>
<p>There are many programs to read and write PDF documents. All of the PDF readers in the following list are <a href="https://fsfe.org/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Free Software</a>, respecting your basic four freedoms to use, study, share, and improve them. This gives you control over your computer and helps protect your privacy. <a href="https://fsfe.org/freesoftware/freesoftware.html">Read more...</a></p>
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control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our
lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than
restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand,
adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.</p>
adapt, and share software. These rights help support other fundamental
freedoms like freedom of speech, press, and privacy.</p>
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