A European Open Technology Fund: Building sustainable public funding for free software
Julia Reda, former European Parliament member, and cofounder of the European Union's Free and Open Source Software Audit (FOSSA) project, argues that it is the governments responsibility to invest in the maintenance and improvement of free software - and that it is possible to make that happen.
Original story by LibrePlanet 2021 and the Free Software Foundation. Published 2021-03-22, Originally published 2021-03-21.
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"Julia Reda is a former European Parliament member, and cofounder of the European Union's Free and Open Source Software Audit (FOSSA) project. She is well known for her work on copyright reform and net neutrality. She is an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and a Shuttleworth Foundation fellow. Currently, Julia Reda leads the fundamental rights litigation project control © at the German Society for Civil Rights."