Only one month after the PDFreaders campaign of FSFE started, 171 public institutions have removed advertisements for proprietary PDF readers from their websites. Particularly outstanding were the responses from Croatia, Russia and Slovenia. In Croatia almost all institutions deleted advertisements. Half of those contacted in Russia and Slovenia fulfilled FSFE's request.
Several institutions replied stating that they agree with FSFE's concerns, and that they will modify their websites. Amongst those are a number of ministries, parliaments, law enforcement agencies, and the Belgian Prime Minister's chancellery.
Campaigns like this are made possible by a community of volunteers, and financial supporters. FSFE is following-up with the remaining organisations in order to get the remaining advertisements removed. In order to realise activities like this we need your support: