Living your dream – The Tech Team protecting The Four Freedoms

The awesome Dana Morgenstein, Outreach & Communications Coordinator at FSF.org, writes a wonderful text for the Free Software Foundation (FSF) tech team. As a technological guy I get watery eyes.  It begins like this:


Support the FSF tech team

by Dana Morgenstein Contributions — Published on Jun 24, 2021 11:07 AM

In some ways, the four-person Free Software Foundation (FSF) tech team is living the dream for any free software fanatic: who wouldn’t want to get paid to do what you love? Every workday, our tech team tweaks and tailors software that obeys the four freedoms, and keeps the FSF chugging along. The tradeoff for the warm glow of satisfaction that comes from doing truly important work, though, is that it’s a lot of work: maintaining, upgrading, and repairing the infrastructure that supports the FSF and the GNU Project certainly keeps the tech team busy. Plus, they’re always trying to take the experience for our members and supporters to the next level (which, of course, would be much harder to do if we were hamstrung by the unjust limitations of proprietary software!)…

Read the rest at: https://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/support-the-fsf-tech-team


This post was published with WordPress.com, running only open free software, thanks to GNU+Linux, Firefox & NoScript.

(Sorry people at Google if no money or data-mining comes to your pockets from people using Tor-browser, Firefox+NoScript, or Icecat+LibreJS, or similar, to read and comment on this. Countries and corporations governing Google is not only your fault. I have compassion with you. You are also victims and are forgiven, but do understand NOT to vote for The American Dream next election! Form and vote for new political parties in rainbow coalitions, in order to replace the corrupt, murderous USA-regime! Yes, I interfere in US elections like this, and everyone should, just as those rich Americans interfere in other countries. If you interfere yourselves, we will very soon have World Peace and more children will be able to keep arms and legs, and get healthy food and medication.)

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