Free Software Foundation Europe

FSFE Founder Awarded Cross of Merit

Jessica Thornsby

The founder of Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE,) George Greve has been awarded the Cross of Merit by the Federal Republic of Germany, for his work with FSFE.

“By awarding this Cross of Merit, the Federal Republic of Germany recognises the importance of both Free Software and Open Standards,” Greve reasons.

Matthias Ettrich was awarded the Medal of Merit in November 2009, for his work on the KDE graphical desktop environment.

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