[FSFE PR][EN] Call for events: Be a part of Document Freedom Day 2015
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Tue Feb 24 16:31:34 CET 2015
= Call for events: Be a part of Document Freedom Day 2015 =
[ Read online: https://fsfe.org/news/2015/news-20150224-01.en.html ]
Document Freedom Day (#DFD2015) is a global campaign for document
liberation, with grassroots events throughout the world taking place on
March 25, 2015. Add your voice to this worldwide celebration of Open
Standards, and register your DFD event for 2015!
Every year since 2008, people who care about a free information society
celebrate Document Freedom Day to raise awareness of Open Standards.
On this day activists around the world come together to talk about
access to communications, run local public activities, and generally
spread the word about Open Standards in a dozen different ways. Be part
of the movement and sign up your DFD team today!
== How to get involved ==
"Every year, the most important part of this campaign is being done
by people just like yourself that run local events around the world.
For this, we have made it easier than ever to organise an event"
says Erik Albers, head of the international Document Freedom Day
team. "We are offering promotion materials in many languages, and
artwork you can remix, share and improve to publicise your own
To coordinate this year's DFD campaign, FSFE's Document Freedom Day team
has also built a shiny new website, making it easier for you to get
in touch with other people participating in DFD around the world, and
with FSFE's campaign staff.
If you are running a local event, we may be able to offer funding of
your local activities or your local print runs - thanks to DFD's
generous sponsors. To get inspired, take a look at what other groups
from Mexico to Japan did last year.
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== About the Free Software Foundation Europe ==
The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is a non-profit
non-governmental organisation active in many European countries and
involved in many global activities. Access to software determines
participation in a digital society. To secure equal participation in
the information age, as well as freedom of competition, the Free
Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) pursues and is dedicated to the
furthering of Free Software, defined by the freedoms to use, study,
modify and copy. Founded in 2001, creating awareness for these issues,
securing Free Software politically and legally, and giving people
Freedom by supporting development of Free Software are central issues
of the FSFE.
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