The Free Silicon Foundation adopts a different funding model than #FOSDEM and promotes independence.
We think that certain sponsorships are problematic not only because of an evident conflict of interest (e.g. #GAFAM vs #freedom), but also because they induce some people and/or organizations like our not to attend #FOSDEM, therefore impacting, among others, the plurality of views on topics which can be as delicate as licences (https://2020.copyleftconf.org).
sponsored from Microsoft and google? So what?
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