Friday, October 19, 2012

Nominate your free software heroes by November 15th

The nomination window for the 15th annual Free Software Awards is now open. Now is your chance to show some love for your favorite free software hero or an inspiring project that uses free software or free software principles to benefit humanity.

Don't delay; nominations are due on November 15th. To nominate an individual for the Award for the Advancement of Free Software or a project for the Award for Projects of Social Benefit, send your nomination along with a description of the project or individual to

The free software movement is powered by dedicated individuals and has fostered many incredible projects that are making a difference in the world with the help of free software tools and principles. You can read more about the awards and past winners in our official announcement.

What are you waiting for? Take a few minutes to give props to people and projects that inspire you. Your nominations will be reviewed by our awards committee and the winners will be announced at LibrePlanet 2013.

So check out our submission guidelines and get those nominations in to by November 15th. The FSF staff and awards committee look forward to reading your submissions.

Libby Reinish
Campaigns Manager, Free Software Foundation

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