Category Archives: Conference

Key Update

I’m a fossil, apparently. My oldest PGP key dates back to 1997, so around the time when GnuPG just got started – and I switched to it early. Over the years I’ve been working a lot with GnuPG, which perhaps … Continue reading

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When you go to FOSDEM…

…don’t forget to pack your résumé. If you’re looking for a job working on Free Software/Open Source, or want a change of positions, that is. At the current point in time I am aware of existing openings for all sorts … Continue reading

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OFE Summit 2011: Creating an Open climate for entrepreneurs in Europe

During the 2011 OpenForum Europe Summit I had the pleasure and privilege to chair the session on “Creating an Open climate for entrepreneurs in Europe” and the videos of the opening presentations are now online on YouTube, and included below … Continue reading

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Considerations on Innovation and Competition Policy

[PDF version,  paper providing input to the workshop "Technical Regulation of the Internet : From Standardization to Behavorial and Societal Norms" ] – by Georg C. F. Greve Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) Innovation is the process of applying new … Continue reading

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Catching up with the backblog

As you will have noticed, FSFE had some issues with its previous blogging platform. In theory, they should have been resolved much earlier, but as Yogi Berra correctly stated: “In theory, there is no difference between practice and theory. In … Continue reading

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WIPO PCDA2: Silence in the plenary

It is a very unusual occurence if the chair opens the floor for comments, and there is no reaction for several minutes. A room full of more than 150 delegations in silence is a very strange experience, especially since they … Continue reading

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