We are proud to be associate members of the Free Software Foundation
The FSF's mission is to preserve, protect and promote the freedom to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer software, and to defend the rights of Free Software users

We support open standards to promote a fair competitive marketplace

The FSF's philosophy page has many links and explanations, including free software, details on why we refuse to use word attachments or GIFs , legal issues, licenses, etc

We commit ourselves to follow the policies outlined here.