Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Software Freedom Day 2010

Change is FOSSible

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration for promoting use of Free/Open source softwares(FOSS) as a competitive alternative to proprietary software in education,government ,buissiness , and other applications.  SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use.
  This year , SFD 2010 will be held on September 18th Saturday.

More from SFD website

  

Vision & Objectives

Our vision is to empower all people to freely connect, create and share in a digital world that is participatory, transparent, and sustainable.

Objectives

  1. to celebrate software freedom and the people behind it
  2. to foster a general understanding of software freedom, and encourage adoption of free software and open standards
  3. to create more equal access to opportunities through the use of participatory technologies
  4. to promote constructive dialogue on responsibilities and rights in the information society
  5. to be inclusive of organizations and individuals that share our Vision
  6. to be pragmatic, transparent, and responsible as an organisation
Related Websites:
  http://softwarefreedomday.org/
  http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_Freedom_Day