November 14, 2011

FSFE: Swedish Activist Receives Nordic Free Software Award 2011

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) reports that Erik Josefsson is the winner of the Nordic Free Software Award 2011. "From a career as a professional double-bass player, Josefsson gradually moved to full-time activism for freedom in the information society. He founded the Swedish Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII Sweden) in 2004. Listed among Sweden's 30 most influential people during the European debate about software patents in 2005, Josefsson is among Europe's foremost defenders of software freedom."

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