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Karen Sandler (karen) - 7 years ago 2015-12-01 03:19:44
karen@sfconservancy.org
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www/conservancy/static/supporter/2015-supporter-appeal.html
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@@ -73,15 +73,15 @@ Wine, BusyBox, QEMU, Inkscape, Selenium, and dozens more
 
<p>We are asking for you
 
  to <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/supporter/">join us and become a
 
    Conservancy Supporter</a> but this is more than our usual annual
 
  fundraising appeal.  As described in more detail below, after the events 
 
  of 2015, we must substantially increase our individual support to be able 
 
  to continue defending software freedom for our member projects and the 
 
  entire free and open source software community.  We need at least [750] 
 
  entire free and open source software community.  We need at least 750 
 
  of you to become annual Supporters just to continue our basic community services.
 
  We need [2500] of you to become annual Supporters now to continue
 
  We need 2500 of you to become annual Supporters now to continue
 
  our work enforcing copyleft licenses.  If you don't become a Supporter now,
 
  we will be forced to radically restructure and wind down a substantial portion
 
  of our operations.</p>
 

	
 
<h4>2015 successes</h4>
 

	
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@@ -114,13 +114,13 @@ ensuring that you are free to hack on the devices that you legally own. </li>
 
<li>We collaborated with the <a href="https://fsf.org/">Free Software
 
Foundation</a> to publish
 
the <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/linux-compliance/principles.html">Principles
 
of Community-Oriented GPL Enforcement</a>, establishing community norms for
 
enforcing the GPL in the public's interest, which have 
 
already been <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/linux-compliance/principles.kr.html">translated
 
into Korean</a> [and Chinese].</li>
 
into Korean</a>.</li>
 

	
 
<li>Along with FSF, we
 
helped <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/jul/15/ubuntu-ip-policy/">Canonical,
 
Ltd. achieve compliance in its "Intellectual Property" Policy</a>, while
 
pointing out that the policy fails to address important software freedom
 
issues.</li>
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@@ -177,13 +177,13 @@ future of technology. We do them because they are right. <b>But we cannot do
 
them without you</b>. If we do not meet our fundraising goals, we will be
 
forced to radically restructure.</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 take in
 
from our projects. In order to effectively continue to serve our member
 
projects, we need [750] Supporters. If you use or care about
 
projects, we need 750 Supporters. If you use or care about
 
our <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/members/current/">member projects</a>,
 
which include some of the most widely used free software, you can help them
 
all by <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/supporter/">signing up as a
 
Supporter today</a>.</p>
 

	
 
<h4>Fighting for the GPL</h4>
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@@ -219,13 +219,13 @@ these actions without compromising on the end goals of that work which is to
 
help companies become free and open source software users and contributors.
 

	
 
<p>Moreover, we have lost committed general funding from companies explicitly
 
because of our enforcement work. Continuing this work without individual
 
support is no longer possible.</p>
 

	
 
<p>As a result, we need [2500] Supporters in order to maintain the staff and
 
<p>As a result, we need 2500 Supporters in order to maintain the staff and
 
resources in the organization to properly undertake enforcement. We hope you
 
will <a href="https://sfconservancy.org/supporter/">sign up a Supporter</a>
 
to help us achieve this. If we don't reach our goal, we will have no choice
 
but to hibernate enforcement until we have the resources to pick it up
 
properly at some point in the future.</p>
 

	
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