EC publishes study on Next Generation Internet 2025 2018/10/05

Bob Goudriaan successor of Marc Gauw 2017/10/12

NLnet Labs' Jaap Akkerhuis inducted in Internet Hall of Fame 2017/09/19

NLnet and Gartner to write vision for EC's Next Generation Internet initiative 2017/04/12

Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs donates 0.5 million to "Internet Hardening Fund" 2016/12/16

Vietsch Foundation and NLnet cooperate in internet R&D for research and education 2016/09/28


FTF Project Status

FSFE announced the Freedom Task Force (FTF) services in November 2006, at the FSFE fellowship meeting in Bolzano, Italy.

A legal eco-system for `Free Software' includes the provision of information exchange network, free software education, and related services. Supervision of the European free software law framework development is now being implemented by the FTF project team, as reported by the project leader Shane Coughlan from Zürich:

The following steps were taken to create the infrastructure to support FTF activities:

A public network of legal representatives across Europe was established. Most effort was made for locating people able and willing to contribute to public and informal legal networks for free software usage. In total, 13 legal experts were found to participate in the networks, eight of whom are practicing lawyers.

Based on these first results, a fiduciary program for civil and common law was initiated. FTF plans to act as a legal guardian of Free Software projects throughout Europe.

Upcoming activities of the FTF include:


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Deadline Feb 1st, 2018.


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