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<h2>Like in the 90ies but with phones: First Free Your Android installation parties</h2>

<p>More and more people start using mobile phones with the Android. But in
<p>More and more people start using mobile phones with Android. But in
order to be in full control over your phone, you have to install another
Android firmware on them. To make this phone liberation easy we started the <a
href="http://freeyourandroid.org">Free Your Android campaign</a>.</p>
@@ -26,48 +26,47 @@ First, Torsten Grote taught Erik Albers and your editor how to free their
phones, which is <a href="http://blogs.fsfe.org/mk/?p=981">documented quick and
dirty</a> on your editors weblog. Second, on August 26th, 13 people from
Austria, France, Germany, Slovenia, and Spain participated at FSFE's workshop.
To <a href="http://silkemeyer.net/workshop-free-your-android">summaries it in
To <a href="http://silkemeyer.net/workshop-free-your-android">summarise it in
the words of Silke Meyer</a>, one of the trainers: "The workshop had two
goals: To help people install free software on their phones and to
develop/document some guidelines that trainers for such workshops could use."
Result: We liberated 4 phones, updated 3 to a newer version, documented what we
did including <a href="https://wiki.fsfe.org/Android/Workshop">our internal
workshop documentation</a> and, thought about stickers for liberated phones.
workshop documentation</a>, and thought about stickers for liberated phones.
Beside <a href="http://silkemeyer.net/workshop-free-your-android">Silke's blog
post</a>, there is also a <a
href="http://abriraqui.net/2012/08/27/liberando-el-android-de-un-htc-desire/">Spanish
article with instructions</a>, and <a
href="http://blogs.fsfe.org/mk/TODO">this article including pictures of happy
participants</a>.</p>
article with instructions</a>, and <a href="this article including ">some
pictures of happy participants</a>.</p>

<p>We will have other Free Your Android workshops on 4th September in
Katowice/Poland, on 9th September Pristina/Kosovo, and on 15th September in
Berlin/Germany, Paris/France, and Lubijana/Slovenia. The campaign team's goal
is also to make the update process easier. There is the Free Software "OTA
Update Center" which can achieve easy updates, but as Torsten <a
href="http://blogs.fsfe.org/torsten.grote/2012/08/26/updating-custom-versions-of-android-easily/">describes,
href="http://blogs.fsfe.org/torsten.grote/2012/08/26/updating-custom-versions-of-android-easily/">explains,
there are still some problems with it</a>. Perhaps you, or someone you know
can help with it?</p>


<h2>Standardisation Absordity: Still No OOXML</h2>
<h2>Standardisation Absurdity: Still No OOXML</h2>

<p>Office suites have one of the strongest network effects: it is often
difficult to use another word processor than Microsoft Word. If something does
not work, you as a Free Softwara user are blamed by the others when the
not work, you as a Free Software user are blamed by the others when the
document exchange is not working. So one of the reasons, why we are <a
href="/activities/os/os.html">promoting Open Standards</a> is to make it
possible for Free Software users to communicate with others, who are using
non-free software.</p>

<p>As most decision-makers now understood, that <a
<p>Because most decision-makers now understand, that <a
href="/activities/os/def.html">Open Standards</a> are crucial for a fair
market, Microsoft pushed its own standard called Microsoft Office Open XML
(OOXML), claiming it is an Open Standard. FSFE <a
href="/activities/os/msooxml-questions.html">questioned the ISO
certification</a> starting in 2007, and when ISO approved it we <a
href="http://mail.fsfeurope.org/pipermail/press-release/2008q2/000206.html">were
concerned about quality of standardisation process</a>.</p>
concerned about the quality of standardisation process</a>.</p>

<p>Recently Microsoft <a
href="http://blogs.office.com/b/office-next/archive/2012/08/13/the-new-office-expands-file-format-options.aspx">announced</a>
@@ -108,7 +107,7 @@ public sector.</p>
<li>Free Software in your holiday destination: Joinup reports, that the <a
href="https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/news/canary-islands-government-increasing-and-encouraging-open-source-use">
Canary Islands' government is increasing and encouraging Free Software
use</a>, especially for their telephony system and their office suite. They
use</a>, especially for their telephone system and their office suite. They
expect 25% reduction of non-free software license costs.</li>

<li>Not directly connected with Free Software, but <a

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