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Response to ICFOSS Director, Sabarish K's requests to community.

July 30, 2020

Reading Time: 10 min

On July 15th evening 7pm, the new ICFOSS director Sabarish K had a discussion on the concerns about ICFOSS presented by Free Software communities.


Open Letter to KITE CEO on Forcing Teachers Students and Parents to Use WhatsApp

June 17, 2020

Reading Time: 5 min

Introduction This is an open letter to Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE - https://kite.kerala.gov.in/) CEO from Free Software Community of India (FSCI - https://fsci.


Statement on Arogya Setu Source Code Release under Apache License

June 1, 2020

Reading Time: 4 min

Background: In a country where there is a stated policy on adoption of Free Software (sometimes called as open source), it is rather surprising that a public application supported, promoted, and partially mandated by the government is not Free Software from the very inception.


Reclaim Freedom & Privacy - An Open Letter to Organizations

May 24, 2020

Reading Time: 4 min

As a follow up of the letter by Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) on Arogya Setu and protection of privcay, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak, IFF organized a conference call on May 21st.


Arogya Sethu & Protection of privacy, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak

May 13, 2020

Reading Time: 1 min

FSCI endorses the letter of representation against Mandatory Use of Aarogya Setu to protect privacy, autonomy and dignity of workers during COVID-19 outbreak, originally drafted by Internet Freedom Foundation.


Sprinklr controversy in Kerala and our response

April 29, 2020

Reading Time: 10 min

“The Government has adopted the Free and Open source technologies as one of the basic guiding principles and shall strive for the promotion and adoption of the same.