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commit ac52826695b04eff4b090ba16a2fb00397126d31
parent e8669ccc159b827b656ff69fa0f12d35fd1400a7
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:37:51 +0000

Merge branch 'press/sfc-domain-offer' of libreboot/libreboot into master

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diff --git a/www/index.md b/www/index.md @@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ supports Free Software. **[Community feedback is needed on whether libreboot.org domain name ownership should be transferred to the -Free Software Foundation](news/fsf-domain-offer.md)** +Software Freedom Conservancy](news/sfc-domain-offer.md)** **[Libreboot has applied to re-join the GNU project, under new democratic leadership](news/formalised-structure.md)** diff --git a/www/news/sfc-domain-offer.md b/www/news/sfc-domain-offer.md @@ -0,0 +1,36 @@ +% Community feedback on whether to offer libreboot.org domain name to SFC +% Leah Rowe +% 27 Apr 2017 + +I, Leah Rowe, have stepped down as leader of the Libreboot project. This means +that I must also transfer ownership of the libreboot.org domain name to +another entity. I have chosen to propose the Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) +as that entity. + +Commenting will be taken on +<https://www.reddit.com/r/libreboot/comments/67x3bs/proposal_transfer_librebootorg_domain_name/> +as to whether this decision should be taken. Full reasoning is documented +there. + +Software Freedom Conservancy is heavily affiliated with the FSF. Conservancy +provides legal services, e.g. GPL enforcement, for those who violate the GNU +General Public License. They generally offer legal services related to Free +Software. Its founder, Bradley Kuhn, is also a former Executive Director of +the FSF. (Karen Sandler, is SFC's current Executive Director). + +In addition to legal services, Conservancy also helps promote Free Software +and provides certain infrastructure for Free Software projects, and does +sometimes assist in development of projects. + +More information: +<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_Freedom_Conservancy> + +Conservancy website: +<https://sfconservancy.org/> + +This is something that could be offered to GNU as part of Libreboot's +filed application to re-join GNU. + +Previously, it was proposed that the domain name be transferred to the FSF, but +this was vetoed by an opposing member of the core leadership, when I proposed +it. SFC was then recommended as an alternative, hence this new proposal.