The Association Electronique Libre is a belgian association protecting the fundamental rights in the information society.

The Association Electronique Libre supports the freedoms of speech, press, and association on the Internet and any electronical mediums, the right to use encryption software for private communication, the right to write software unimpeded by private monopolies, the right to access and preserve public domain and free digital information.

The association was created to defend our fundamental rights in the information society. Cyberspace is a wonderful place where freedom, democracy and ethics are available without boundaries. But there are of lot dangers and forces that want to limit this natural freedom.


Stop ACTA!

21 May, 2010

The Free Software Pact Initiative

6 June, 2009 (an APRIL initiative) is asking candidates for the European and Regional Election to support the free software pact initiative. Already 65 candidates signed the pact, ask your candidate to sign the free software pact.

Richard M. Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation, declares: "Big dangers threaten the freedoms of Free Software in Europe: software patents, DRM, bundled sales, treacherous computing ... I call on all European citizens who value Free Software to join this campaign, contact their candidates and have them sign the Free Software Pact." For more information :

Posted by: adulau

MEPs want to torpedo the Free Internet on July 7th

1 July, 2008

One week before a key vote in the reform of European law on electronic communications ("Telecoms Package"), La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) denounces a series of amendments aimed at closing the open architecture of the Internet for more control and surveillance of users. complete article

Seeing the latest news, MEPs can have good understanding but they need to be informed. Act now before the July 7th.

Posted by: adulau

MEPs say anti-piracy plans conflict with human rights

14 April, 2008

The amendment raised the issue of human rights and civil liberties - "avoid adopting measures conflicting with civil liberties and human rights and with the principles of proportionality, effectiveness and dissuasiveness, such as the interruption of internet access.". complete article

Posted by: adulau


Everyone willing to protect the fundamental rights in the information society is welcome. You are also free to make a donation (or give time) to the association :

BPO 000-3250870-12 (Banque de La Poste - Belgique)
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A.S.B.L. Association Electronique Libre (A.E.L.)
rue de Leumont 36
B4520 Wanze

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before. John Perry Barlow



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