Brendan Eich, the bigots, and Software Freedom

Last week we learnt the news of the resignation of Brendan Eich from his position as CEO of the Mozilla Foundation/ Corporation. The controversy on Brendan Eich’s donations to opponents and campaigns against same-sex marriage ultimately prompted the inventor of Javascript to resign from the position he had just been …

Keeping a promise made a long time ago

Some time around 2009 or 2010, the OpenDocument community realized that while it had won the moral battle over Microsoft and its dubious OOXML standard, it had lost the adoption and ecosystems war. Microsoft Office had been released and with it an undocument format called OOXML which, as far as …

Eyes and Ears

Welcome to this month’s Eyes and Ears issue on the Moved by Freedom Powered by Standards blog!  Today we have a set of electronic tracks that are issued mostly by one artist, “Dreamium”, aka Sam Z. from the US. I’ve discovered this artist and also found out he does not …

Freshly Stable

With the release of our new LibreOffice 4.2 version and the new website, people have noticed a small yet quite visual change …

Document Freedom Matters

As the Document Freedom Day is approaching I realized that we don’t push ODF and open standards as loudly as before. Certainly …

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