Software Freedom Conservancy
Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. This allows FLOSS developers to focus on what they do best — writing and improving FLOSS for the general public — while Conservancy takes care of the projects' needs that do not relate directly to software development and documentation.
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July 24, 2015
Today at OSCON 2015, Marina Zhurakhinskaya, coordinator of Conservancy's Outreachy program, won an O'Reilly Open Source Award. Marina won the award for her work on Conservancy's Outreachy project.
July 23, 2015
Today, Software Freedom Conservancy proudly welcomes QEMU, the generic machine emulator and virtualizer, as a member project. QEMU is now one of many free and open source software projects who call Conservancy their non-profit corporate home.
July 17, 2015
Software Freedom Conservancy will be present at OSCON next week. There are a number of ways to spend time with us:
- Sign up as a Supporter and join us for our exclusive Rooftop BBQ on Tuesday night. Bradley and Karen will be there, cooking up some great food and ready to talk about important issues for software freedom today. Don't forget to email <email@example.com> to RSVP once you've signed up as a Supporter!
- Come say hello at Conservancy's booth in the Nonprofit Pavilion and learn about the great work we're doing. In addition to Bradley and Karen, a number of Conservancy's volunteers will be there, including Marc Delisle from the phpMyAdmin project as well as some Outreachy participants too.
- Listen to Bradley's talk When copyleft business models go bad ... and how Kallithea's community recovered" on Friday morning at 10am. If you can't make Bradley's talk, you can read the interview he did with opensource.com about the topic
Posted by Karen Sandler on July 14, 2015
I'm back from Brazil where I attended FISL. I had the honor of presenting three talks! And they were three of my favorite topics: the importance of compliance and the suit against VMware, bringing more women to free and open source software and why I care so much about software freedom in the first place. It was a very fun conference. Besides doing the talks I was able to do a few press interviews too. And of course I loved meeting Brazilian hackers and software freedom activists.