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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 5 years ago 2016-11-22 16:56:17
bkuhn@ebb.org
Remove https?://sfconservancy.org/ for this site.

This is for deployment on sfconservancy.org, and as such, nothing should
begin with http://sfconservancy.org/ https://sfconservancy.org/.

Brett did this change before committing the initial version of the 2016
appeal.
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@@ -289,7 +289,7 @@ and <a href="http://brew.sh/">Homebrew</a>, a software package manager for Apple
 

	
 
<li>We <a href="/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/">supported
 
the lawsuit</a> Christoph Hellwig brought against VMware in Germany, the
 
first case on derivative works and the GPL. Christoph's case <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/aug/09/vmware-appeal/">continues on appeal</a>.</li>
 
first case on derivative works and the GPL. Christoph's case <a href="/news/2016/aug/09/vmware-appeal/">continues on appeal</a>.</li>
 

	
 
<li>We helped Conservancy projects Bro, Buildbot, and Godot receive Mozilla MOSS grants. Another Conservancy project, phpMyAdmin successfully completed a thorough security audit as part of Mozilla's Secure Open Source Fund (no serious issues were found!)</li>
 

	
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@@ -297,13 +297,13 @@ first case on derivative works and the GPL. Christoph's case <a href="http://sfc
 
<li>We <a href="/news/2016/may/10/yorba-assigns-copyrights/">received an assignment of copyrights from the Yorba Foundation</a>, including Shotwell and Geary, in order to safeguard those copyrights for the future</li>
 

	
 
<li>We conducted friendly discussions with companies out of compliance with
 
the GPL, seeking non-litigious resolutions in accordance with our <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/copyleft-compliance/principles.html">Principles</a>. We <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/nov/03/linux-compliance-agreements/">published our template agreements</a> and also held two <a href="https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/706361/a9ca4ee12c04d5d7/">feedback</a> <a href="/blog/2016/oct/27/feedback-gpl/"> sessions</a> to evaluate and improve our compliance efforts. We also worked with other community members to <a href="/blog/2016/jul/19/patrick-mchardy-gpl-enforcement/">bring clarity to international activities around GPL compliance</a> and help make the ecosystem safer for free software adoption. We stayed committed to providing <a href="/blog/2016/feb/25/zfs-and-linux/">straight-forward analysis about the GPL</a>.</li>
 
the GPL, seeking non-litigious resolutions in accordance with our <a href="/copyleft-compliance/principles.html">Principles</a>. We <a href="/news/2016/nov/03/linux-compliance-agreements/">published our template agreements</a> and also held two <a href="https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/706361/a9ca4ee12c04d5d7/">feedback</a> <a href="/blog/2016/oct/27/feedback-gpl/"> sessions</a> to evaluate and improve our compliance efforts. We also worked with other community members to <a href="/blog/2016/jul/19/patrick-mchardy-gpl-enforcement/">bring clarity to international activities around GPL compliance</a> and help make the ecosystem safer for free software adoption. We stayed committed to providing <a href="/blog/2016/feb/25/zfs-and-linux/">straight-forward analysis about the GPL</a>.</li>
 

	
 
<li>Our Executive Director, Karen Sandler, <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/feb/23/FOSSA-testimony/">testified to the New York City Council Committee on Contracts in favor of the Free and Open Source Software Act and the Civic Commons Act</a> which would increase the use of free and open source software by New York City departments and agencies. Karen later in the year also <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/oct/26/karen-sandler-oscon-eu-2016/">taught kids in London about free software</a>.</li>
 
<li>Our Executive Director, Karen Sandler, <a href="/news/2016/feb/23/FOSSA-testimony/">testified to the New York City Council Committee on Contracts in favor of the Free and Open Source Software Act and the Civic Commons Act</a> which would increase the use of free and open source software by New York City departments and agencies. Karen later in the year also <a href="/news/2016/oct/26/karen-sandler-oscon-eu-2016/">taught kids in London about free software</a>.</li>
 

	
 
<li>We <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2016/aug/04/everything-is-negotiable/">launched a new initiative called ContractPatch</a> to help provide information and understanding about employment agreements.</li>
 
<li>We <a href="/blog/2016/aug/04/everything-is-negotiable/">launched a new initiative called ContractPatch</a> to help provide information and understanding about employment agreements.</li>
 

	
 
<li>We <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/blog/2016/jun/06/openchain-spec/">commented on the OpenChain specification</a> to help make sure that the initiative by companies to collaboratively come up with standards and shared materials around compliance also meets community expectations about how compliance obligations are satisfied.</li>
 
<li>We <a href="/blog/2016/jun/06/openchain-spec/">commented on the OpenChain specification</a> to help make sure that the initiative by companies to collaboratively come up with standards and shared materials around compliance also meets community expectations about how compliance obligations are satisfied.</li>
 

	
 
<li>We supported, helped coordinate, and financially backed volunteers from 
 
  our member projects to organize seven conferences in three continents, where thousands of
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<p>We undertake these critical programs because they are essential to the
 
future of technology. We do them because they are right. <strong>But we cannot do
 
them without you</strong>. Last year you helped us to fundraising goals so that we not only did not have to shut our doors but instead were able to <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/aug/22/brett-joins/">hire a new employee</a>. Even with our additional employee, we do not yet have the resources to handle our existing workload.</p>
 
them without you</strong>. Last year you helped us to fundraising goals so that we not only did not have to shut our doors but instead were able to <a href="/news/2016/aug/22/brett-joins/">hire a new employee</a>. Even with our additional employee, we do not yet have the resources to handle our existing workload.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Our fiscal sponsorship model is not financially self-sustaining by itself:
 
we cannot afford even one staff member and basic overhead with the revenue we
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@@ -373,7 +373,7 @@ the Debian community, and members of the Linux kernel community.
 
Most recently, that has resulted in our funding
 
of the <a href="/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/">suit
 
against VMware</a>, which is the first lawsuit on derivative works and the
 
GPL (Christoph's case <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2016/aug/09/vmware-appeal/">continues on appeal</a>). While this work is extremely important to the continued long-term
 
GPL (Christoph's case <a href="/news/2016/aug/09/vmware-appeal/">continues on appeal</a>). While this work is extremely important to the continued long-term
 
success of software freedom and copyleft not to mention in the long term 
 
interest of the industry as a whole, it makes fundraising from companies
 
very difficult.  Some companies 
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