Software Freedom Day 2014

Written by | 01 September 2014 | Published in 2014 September
Software Freedom Day will be celebrated on Saturday, the 20th of September 2014.
Software Freedom Day 2014 image by @Helvecio

Software Freedom Day is an annual event, and a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source (FOSS) software.

"Our goal in this celebration is to educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, and in business -- in short, everywhere! The non-profit organization Software Freedom International coordinates SFD at a global level, providing support, giveaways and a point of collaboration, but volunteer teams around the world organize the local SFD events to impact their own communities."
- Software Freedom International

Open Source Matters and the Joomla! Project is a supporter of this event.

How to Participate

The Software Freedom Day 2014 Map shows events that are already registered. You can join one of the events on the 20th of September, or if there's none in you area, you can host your own event. The StartGuide will provide you with all the information your need.

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Jacques Rentzke

Jacques Rentzke

I specialize in building and supporting web sites on the Joomla! CMS. I'm the owner of New Web Consulting, and former Co-Lead Editor on the Joomla! Community Magazine. I previously served on the board of Open Source Matters. I also helped organize the Joomla! User Group - Cape Town (JUGCT) and JoomlaDay South Africa.