One general wish -- which I agreed with -- from Debian was to better share information about people... Matthias Kirschner, FSFE President

The Fellowship became independent from FSFE in 2018. Our last elected representative helped us fork the mailing list so you can choose to continue in the Fellowship list or use the FSFE's new Supporter list or both. Under the GDPR, FSFE can't force Fellows to join the Supporter program without consent.

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Ubuntu underage girl: child sex or child prostitution?

When Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi was prosecuted for his bunga bunga parties and a relationship with a teenage girl called Ruby, he didn't deny sleeping with her but he went out of his way to deny paying for it. At one point, he told the press that he doesn't need to pay because the women throw themselves at him. If the payment for sex is not made immediately, can we still call it prostitution? The law does not require payment to be immediate. Here is the UK legal text from the Sexual Off...

Fernanda Weiden, Google, FSFE & Wikipedia vanity pages

Fernanda Weiden (nanda) has a vanity page in Wikipedia. Weiden is a Brazilian/German system administrator. She currently works for Facebook, the page history tells us somebody created the page in 2006 during the time Weiden worked for Google. There is an alert about notability on the Talk page but nobody has acted on it. The user who created Weiden's vanity page is Tobias Conradi, banned indefinitely for having multiple accounts. Wikipedia has a policy on notability. Women like Frances ...

Ubuntu underage girlfriend: source of the photographs

Many accusations have been distributed about the source of the photographs of an Ubuntu employee's underage girlfriend Here are facts. People have been discussing the photographs as they are in the public interest. Free software communities are full of false accusations of abuse. Jeffrey Epstein and many similar offenders continued to get away with things for years by hiding in a smokescreen of false accusations. The photos help bring the Ubuntu employee out of the smokescreen. Debian g...

Justin Flory, UNICEF & Red Hat's MIT/Epstein moment

Justin Flory, a UNICEF employee affiliated with Red Hat, has recently commenced living in Tirana, Albania, as noted on his blog. He originally stated the location on his blog and it is captured by Archive.org, the Way Back Machine from July up to October 2021. On 11 October 2021, the UN's International Day of the Girl Child, Fellowship published evidence of underage girls in the Tirana hackerspace. Flory has removed references to Tirana and Albania from the page, it is missing from the liv...

OSCAL, Open Labs, Mozilla & grooming women for Outreachy

Monday, 11 October is the UN's International Day for the Girl Child. The definition of Girl Child varies from country to country. In the law of Albania, the age of consent can be as low as 14 if you can convince (bribe) a judge that a 14 year old girl has achieved sexual maturity. Legal text. What does it look like when children aged 16 and 17 make software for big corporations to use? Today we find out Here is a team photo from Ura Design, one of the Albanian companies using the hacker...

Google, FSFE & Child labor

FSFE, one of Google's mouthpieces in the free software world, has announced a dubious competition called Youth Hacking 4 Freedom. The target audience is between 14 and 18 years of age. Participants compete by working for free. There are numerous cases where people completed work for Google Summer of Code and they were not paid yet the rules for YH4F are even worse and the victims are younger. Google Code-In was a similar program targetting teenagers between 13 and 17 years. Google gave t...