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Welcome to the Free Software Supporter, the Free Software Foundation's (FSF)
monthly news digest and action update -- being read by you and 186,600
other activists. That's 979 more than last month!

### LibrePlanet 2018 a smashing success -- thanks to you!

*From March 28*

It's always hard to know how to sum up LibrePlanet -- our annual
conference is an inspiring, information-filled weekend celebrating
everything about free software. LibrePlanet energizes us so much and
helps drive our work over the rest of the year. Meeting our
supporters, hearing about your work and what you've built, and seeing
your dedication to free software serves as a visceral reminder of how
free software and proprietary software affect our daily lives and our
overarching societal narrative. It reminds us why we do the work we
do, and how, even when it feels like we're losing, there's the support
and drive necessary for long-term success. Watch videos from the
conference
[here](https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/tag/libreplanet-2018/)!

*
*
*
*
*

### Public Lab and Karen Sandler are 2017 Free Software Awards winners

*From March 24*

At a ceremony held during the 2018 LibrePlanet conference, FSF
president Richard M. Stallman presented the Award for Projects of
Social Benefit and the Award for the Advancement of Free
Software. Public Lab, a community and nonprofit organization with the
goal of democratizing science to address environmental issues, won the
Award for Projects of Social Benefit, and Karen Sandler, executive
director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, won the Award for the
Advancement of Free Software.

*

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

* Two new entries for the GNU Licenses FAQ
* Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you
* Cory Doctorow: Let’s get better at demanding better from tech
* Private Internet Access frees some of their software
* Chelsea Manning: "Software developers should have a code of ethics"
* US border seizures of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) circumvention devices surges
* Who controls feedstock used in 3D printers?
* New Tor alpha release: 0.3.3.3-alpha
* Six more big Internet companies join the legal fight against the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rollback
* Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality
* Slack's bait and switch
* GNOME 3.28 released
* Join the FSF and friends in updating the Free Software Directory
* LibrePlanet featured resource: Hardware/e-readers
* GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 19 new GNU releases!
* GNU Toolchain update
* Richard Stallman's speaking schedule and other FSF events
* Thank GNUs!
* GNU copyright contributions
* Take action with the FSF!

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### Two new entries for the GNU Licenses FAQ

*From March 13*

We recently made some new additions to our resource Frequently Asked
Questions about the GNU Licenses (FAQ). The FAQ is one of our most
robust articles, covering common questions for using and understanding
GNU licenses. We are always looking to improve our materials, so this
week we've made some fresh updates.

*

### Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

*From March 28 by Dylan Curran*

You're probably already aware of the extraordinary amount of
information that Facebook and Google harvest from their users, and why
[we don't want anything to do with
Facebook](https://www.fsf.org/facebook), but this is a great article
to share with friends and family who you're trying to pry away from
these platforms.

*

### Cory Doctorow: Let’s get better at demanding better from tech

*From March 5 by Cory Doctorow*

To hear Facebook tell it, staying in touch with your friends is
impossible, unless you give in to continuous, covert surveillance of
everything you do online. Ask Apple and they’ll tell you that having a
functional phone is inseparable from allowing a distant,
multibillion-dollar corporation decide who can repair it and whose
software you’re allowed to use. Ask Google and they’ll tell you that
providing a critical search-interface to the Web can’t be done without
(again) spying on everything you do. But the science fiction writer
gets to ask contrafactuals: how can we maintain our social lives or
search the Web without spying? What kinds of devices would let us
communicate on the go without taking away our rights?

*

### Private Internet Access frees some of their software

*From March 15 by Christel Dahlskjaer*

Starting this March, Private Internet Access is freeing their
software, and over the next six months they will be releasing the
source code for all of their client-side applications, as well as
libraries and extensions. We're thrilled to see them taking these
steps to support free software, rare in the VPN provider world!

*

### Chelsea Manning: "Software developers should have a code of ethics"

*From March 13 by Adi Robertson*

In a conversation with Sally Singer of *Vogue*, Manning talked about
her work on predictive analysis in the US Army, and discussed what she
fears are the dangers of developing technology without careful
consideration of social consequences. “We as technologists and as
developers, especially those of us that work on systems that affect
millions of people -- and yes, I’m talking about the Twitter
algorithms, the Google algorithms, as well as predictive policing --
we need to be aware of the consequences of what we’re making,” she
said. “Like doctors have a code of ethics, software developers should
have a code of ethics.”

*

### US border seizures of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) circumvention devices surges

*From March 9 by Ernesto*

New data released by the US Department of Homeland Security shows that
US Customs and Border Protection seized significantly more DMCA
circumvention devices in 2017. The seizures, which includes mod chips
for gaming consoles, increased 324% compared to the year before,
although the actual number remains fairly low. In the United States,
citizens are generally prohibited from tampering with Digital
Restrictions Management (DRM) and other technological protection
measures. This means that Blu-ray rippers are not allowed, nor are mod
chips for gaming consoles, and some pirate streaming boxes could fall
into this category as well.

*

### Who controls feedstock used in 3D printers?

*From March 2 by Ilene Wolff*

Should the US Copyright Office oversee whether 3D printer operators
can use feedstock not approved by their machine’s maker to turn out
medical devices or airplane parts, or is that the role of the US Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA), respectively? We maintain that none of these agencies should
regulate feedstock, and we submitted a comment to this effect during
the DMCA exemption process. This is one of many battlegrounds against
DRM, where we're fighting to keep 3D printer manufacturers from
locking down our printers.

*

### New Tor alpha release: 0.3.3.3-alpha

*From March 3 by nickm*

In addition to today's stable releases, there's a new alpha release
available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download
the source code for 0.3.3.3-alpha from the usual place on the Web
site. Packages for relays should be available over the coming
days. Remember, this is an alpha release: you should only run this if
you'd like to find and report more bugs than usual.

*

### Six more big Internet companies join the legal fight against the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rollback

*From March 5 by Dell Cameron*

Foursquare, Etsy, Expa, Shutterstock, Kickstarter, and Automattic,
which owns WordPress.com, said they would challenge the FCC’s new
order overturning net neutrality protections in court. Under a
nonprofit called the Coalition for Internet Openness, the companies
said they filed a petition with the Court of Appeals for the United
States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on
Monday, requesting the court review the FCC’s decision.

*

### Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality

*From March 6 by Chris Boyette and Madison Park*

Washington state has a new law to protect net neutrality at a time
when the feds are getting rid of it. In a bipartisan effort, the
state's legislators passed House Bill 2282. which was signed into law
Monday by Gov. Jay Inslee. "Washington will be the first state in the
nation to preserve the open internet," Inslee said at the bill
signing.

*

### Slack's bait and switch

*From March 12 by Opkode*

Slack has finally decided to close down their IRC and XMPP
gateways. True to form, you can only read their announcement if you
already have a Slack account and are logged in to a workspace.

*

### GNOME 3.28 released

*From March 14 by GNOME Project*

GNOME Version 3.28 contains six months of work and new features by the
GNOME community and comes with many improvements and new features. One
major new feature for this release is automatic downloading of
operating systems in Boxes, which takes the work out of creating and
running virtual machines -- just pick the operating system that you
want to create a virtual machine of, and Boxes will now download and
install it for you.

*

### Join the FSF and friends in updating the Free Software Directory

Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to
discover free software. Each entry in the Directory contains a wealth
of useful information, from basic category and descriptions to version
control, IRC channels, documentation, and licensing. The Free Software
Directory has been a great resource to software users over the past
decade, but it needs your help staying up-to-date with new and
exciting free software projects.

To help, join our weekly IRC meetings on Fridays. Meetings take place
in the #fsf channel on irc.freenode.org, and usually include a handful
of regulars as well as newcomers. Freenode is accessible from any IRC
client -- Everyone's welcome!

The next meeting is Friday, April 6, from 12pm to 3pm EDT (16:00 to
19:00 UTC). Details here:

*

### LibrePlanet featured resource: Hardware/e-readers

Every month on LibrePlanet, we highlight one resource that is
interesting and useful -- often one that could use your help.

For this month, we are highlighting Hardware/e-readers, which provides
information about the pros and the cons of liberating an existing
e-reader versus making one. You are invited to adopt, spread and
improve this important resource -- this page got a lot of updates in
the last month, so there's a lot to comment on!

*

Do you have a suggestion for next month's featured resource? Let us
know at .

### GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 19 new GNU releases!

* [artanis-0.2.4](https://www.gnu.org/software/artanis/)
* [autoconf-archive-2018.03.13](https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf-archive/)
* [automake-1.16.1](https://www.gnu.org/software/automake/)
* [datamash-1.3](https://www.gnu.org/software/datamash/)
* [dionysus-1.4.0](https://www.gnu.org/software/dionysus/)
* [foliot-0.9.7](https://www.gnu.org/software/foliot/)
* [gawk-4.2.1](https://www.gnu.org/software/gawk/)
* [gnuhealth-client-3.2.6](https://www.gnu.org/software/health/)
* [help2man-1.47.6](https://www.gnu.org/software/help2man/)
* [icecat-52.6.0](https://www.gnu.org/software/icecat/)
* [libunistring-0.9.9](https://www.gnu.org/software/libunistring/)
* [linux-libre-4.15.13](https://www.gnu.org/software/linux-libre/)
* [mcron-1.1](https://www.gnu.org/software/mcron/)
* [mcsim-6.0.0](https://www.gnu.org/software/mcsim/)
* [nano-2.9.4](https://www.gnu.org/software/nano/)
* [octave-4.2.2](https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/)
* [parallel-20180322](https://www.gnu.org/software/parallel/)
* [shepherd-0.4.0](https://www.gnu.org/software/shepherd/)
* [time-1.9](https://www.gnu.org/software/time/)

For announcements of most new GNU releases, subscribe to the info-gnu
mailing list: .

To download: nearly all GNU software is available from
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A number of GNU packages, as well as the GNU operating system as a
whole, are looking for maintainers and other assistance: please see
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If you have a working or partly working program that you'd like
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As always, please feel free to write to us at
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### GNU Toolchain update

*From March 26 by Nick Clifton*

The GNU toolchain refers to the part of the GNU system which is used
for building programs. These components of GNU are together often on
other systems and for compiling programs for other platforms.

*

### Richard Stallman's speaking schedule

For event details, as well as to sign-up to be notified for future
events in your area, please visit .

So far, Richard Stallman has the following events this month:

* April 10, 2018, Zacatecas, Mexico, ["El software libre y tu libertad"](https://www.fsf.org/events/rms-20180410-zacatecas)
* April 11, 2018, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, ["Por una sociedad digital libre"](https://www.fsf.org/events/rms-20180411-sanluispotosi)
* April 13, 2018, Los Reyes Acaquilpan, Mexico, ["El movimiento del software libre"](https://www.fsf.org/events/rms-20180413-losreyesacaquilpan)
* April 28, 2018, Burlington, VT, USA, ["Computing, freedom and privacy"](https://www.fsf.org/events/rms-20180428-burlington)

### Other FSF and free software events

* April 28-29, 2018, Bellingham, WA, USA, [John Sullivan and Donald Robertson III, "TBA"](https://linuxfestnorthwest.org/conferences/lfnw18)

### Thank GNUs!

We appreciate everyone who donates to the Free Software Foundation,
and we'd like to give special recognition to the folks who have
donated $500 or more in the last month.

*

This month, a big Thank GNU to:

* Ben Abrams
* Ed Price
* Kyohei Moriyama
* Nathan Boy
* Nicholas Grove
* René Genz
* Sam Halliday
* Steve Sprang
* Valerio Poggi

You can add your name to this list by donating at
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### GNU copyright contributions

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assigned their copyright to the FSF in the past month:

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* Andrey Smirnov (Emacs)
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Free Software Foundation








Welcome to the Free Software Supporter, the Free Software Foundation's (FSF) monthly news digest and action update -- being read by you and 186,600 other activists. That's 979 more than last month!



LibrePlanet 2018 a smashing success -- thanks to you!



From March 28



It's always hard to know how to sum up LibrePlanet -- our annual conference is an inspiring, information-filled weekend celebrating everything about free software. LibrePlanet energizes us so much and helps drive our work over the rest of the year. Meeting our supporters, hearing about your work and what you've built, and seeing your dedication to free software serves as a visceral reminder of how free software and proprietary software affect our daily lives and our overarching societal narrative. It reminds us why we do the work we do, and how, even when it feels like we're losing, there's the support and drive necessary for long-term success. Watch videos from the conference href="https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/tag/libreplanet-2018/">here!





Public Lab and Karen Sandler are 2017 Free Software Awards winners



From March 24



At a ceremony held during the 2018 LibrePlanet conference, FSF president Richard M. Stallman presented the Award for Projects of Social Benefit and the Award for the Advancement of Free Software. Public Lab, a community and nonprofit organization with the goal of democratizing science to address environmental issues, won the Award for Projects of Social Benefit, and Karen Sandler, executive director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, won the Award for the Advancement of Free Software.





TABLE OF CONTENTS




  • Two new entries for the GNU Licenses FAQ

  • Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

  • Cory Doctorow: Let’s get better at demanding better from tech

  • Private Internet Access frees some of their software

  • Chelsea Manning: "Software developers should have a code of ethics"

  • US border seizures of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) circumvention devices surges

  • Who controls feedstock used in 3D printers?

  • New Tor alpha release: 0.3.3.3-alpha

  • Six more big Internet companies join the legal fight against the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rollback

  • Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality

  • Slack's bait and switch

  • GNOME 3.28 released

  • Join the FSF and friends in updating the Free Software Directory

  • LibrePlanet featured resource: Hardware/e-readers

  • GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 19 new GNU releases!

  • GNU Toolchain update

  • Richard Stallman's speaking schedule and other FSF events

  • Thank GNUs!

  • GNU copyright contributions

  • Take action with the FSF!



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Two new entries for the GNU Licenses FAQ



From March 13



We recently made some new additions to our resource Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU Licenses (FAQ). The FAQ is one of our most robust articles, covering common questions for using and understanding GNU licenses. We are always looking to improve our materials, so this week we've made some fresh updates.





Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you



From March 28 by Dylan Curran



You're probably already aware of the extraordinary amount of information that Facebook and Google harvest from their users, and why we don't want anything to do with Facebook, but this is a great article to share with friends and family who you're trying to pry away from these platforms.





Cory Doctorow: Let’s get better at demanding better from tech



From March 5 by Cory Doctorow



To hear Facebook tell it, staying in touch with your friends is impossible, unless you give in to continuous, covert surveillance of everything you do online. Ask Apple and they’ll tell you that having a functional phone is inseparable from allowing a distant, multibillion-dollar corporation decide who can repair it and whose software you’re allowed to use. Ask Google and they’ll tell you that providing a critical search-interface to the Web can’t be done without (again) spying on everything you do. But the science fiction writer gets to ask contrafactuals: how can we maintain our social lives or search the Web without spying? What kinds of devices would let us communicate on the go without taking away
our rights?





Private Internet Access frees some of their software



From March 15 by Christel Dahlskjaer



Starting this March, Private Internet Access is freeing their software, and over the next six months they will be releasing the source code for all of their client-side applications, as well as libraries and extensions. We're thrilled to see them taking these steps to support free software, rare in the VPN provider world!





Chelsea Manning: "Software developers should have a code of ethics"



From March 13 by Adi Robertson



In a conversation with Sally Singer of Vogue, Manning talked about her work on predictive analysis in the US Army, and discussed what she fears are the dangers of developing technology without careful consideration of social consequences. “We as technologists and as developers, especially those of us that work on systems that affect millions of people -- and yes, I’m talking about the Twitter algorithms, the Google algorithms, as well as predictive policing -- we need to be aware of the consequences of what we’re making,” she said. “Like doctors have a code of ethics, software developers should have a code of ethics.”





US border seizures of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) circumvention devices surges



From March 9 by Ernesto



New data released by the US Department of Homeland Security shows that US Customs and Border Protection seized significantly more DMCA circumvention devices in 2017. The seizures, which includes mod chips for gaming consoles, increased 324% compared to the year before, although the actual number remains fairly low. In the United States, citizens are generally prohibited from tampering with Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) and other technological protection measures. This means that Blu-ray rippers are not allowed, nor are mod chips for gaming consoles, and some pirate streaming boxes could fall into this category as well.





Who controls feedstock used in 3D printers?



From March 2 by Ilene Wolff



Should the US Copyright Office oversee whether 3D printer operators can use feedstock not approved by their machine’s maker to turn out medical devices or airplane parts, or is that the role of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), respectively? We maintain that none of these agencies should regulate feedstock, and we submitted a comment to this effect during the DMCA exemption process. This is one of many battlegrounds against DRM, where we're fighting to keep 3D printer manufacturers from locking down our printers.





New Tor alpha release: 0.3.3.3-alpha



From March 3 by nickm



In addition to today's stable releases, there's a new alpha release available for download. If you build Tor from source, you can download the source code for 0.3.3.3-alpha from the usual place on the Web site. Packages for relays should be available over the coming days. Remember, this is an alpha release: you should only run this if you'd like to find and report more bugs than usual.





Six more big Internet companies join the legal fight against the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rollback



From March 5 by Dell Cameron



Foursquare, Etsy, Expa, Shutterstock, Kickstarter, and Automattic, which owns WordPress.com, said they would challenge the FCC’s new order overturning net neutrality protections in court. Under a nonprofit called the Coalition for Internet Openness, the companies said they filed a petition with the Court of Appeals for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday, requesting the court review the FCC’s decision.





Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality



From March 6 by Chris Boyette and Madison Park



Washington state has a new law to protect net neutrality at a time when the feds are getting rid of it. In a bipartisan effort, the state's legislators passed House Bill 2282. which was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jay Inslee. "Washington will be the first state in the nation to preserve the open internet," Inslee said at the bill signing.





Slack's bait and switch



From March 12 by Opkode



Slack has finally decided to close down their IRC and XMPP gateways. True to form, you can only read their announcement if you already have a Slack account and are logged in to a workspace.





GNOME 3.28 released



From March 14 by GNOME Project



GNOME Version 3.28 contains six months of work and new features by the GNOME community and comes with many improvements and new features. One major new feature for this release is automatic downloading of operating systems in Boxes, which takes the work out of creating and running virtual machines -- just pick the operating system that you want to create a virtual machine of, and Boxes will now download and install it for you.





Join the FSF and friends in updating the Free Software Directory



Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. Each entry in the Directory contains a wealth of useful information, from basic category and descriptions to version control, IRC channels, documentation, and licensing. The Free Software Directory has been a great resource to software users over the past decade, but it needs your help staying up-to-date with new and exciting free software projects.



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LibrePlanet featured resource: Hardware/e-readers



Every month on LibrePlanet, we highlight one resource that is interesting and useful -- often one that could use your help.



For this month, we are highlighting Hardware/e-readers, which provides information about the pros and the cons of liberating an existing e-reader versus making one. You are invited to adopt, spread and improve this important resource -- this page got a lot of updates in the last month, so there's a lot to comment on!





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GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 19 new GNU releases!





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GNU Toolchain update



From March 26 by Nick Clifton



The GNU toolchain refers to the part of the GNU system which is used for building programs. These components of GNU are together often on other systems and for compiling programs for other platforms.





Richard Stallman's speaking schedule



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GNU copyright contributions



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  • Andrey Smirnov (Emacs)

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