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Free Software Foundation
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Drupal Association

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The Drupal Association is an organisation dedicated to helping the open-source Drupal CMS project flourish. We help the Drupal community with funding, infrastructure, events, promotion and distribution.

Drupal Association website


Free Software Foundation

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF), established in 1985, is dedicated to promoting computer users' rights to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. The FSF promotes the development and use of free software, particularly the GNU operating system, used widely in its GNU/Linux variant.

Free Software Foundation website


Open Source Initiative

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Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to managing and promoting the Open Source Definition for the good of the community, specifically through the OSI Certified Open Source Software certification mark and program.

Open Source Initiative website


Open Voting Consortium

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The Open Voting Consortium is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development, maintenance, and delivery of trustable and open voting systems for use in public elections.

Open Voting Consortium website

Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Their mission statement is "To encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks." There are 20,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog.

Project Gutenberg website


Software Freedom Law Center

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Software Freedom Law Center provides legal representation and other law-related services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software.

Software Freedom Law Center website


Software in the Public Interest

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SPI is a non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software. We encourage programmers to use any license that allows for the free modification, redistribution and use of software, and hardware developers to distribute documentation that will allow device drivers to be written for their product.

Software in the Public Interest website


The Public Patent Foundation

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The Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) is a not-for-profit legal services organization that represents the public's interests against the harms caused by the patent system, particularly the harms caused by undeserved patents and unsound patent policy. PUBPAT provides the general public and specific persons or entities otherwise deprived of access to the system governing patents with representation, education and advocacy.

The Public Patent Foundation website

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