Richard Stallman Is Still Head of the GNU Project

On Thursday, Richard Stallman reminded the GNU Project mailing list that “On September 16 I resigned as president of the Free Software Foundation, but the GNU Project and the FSF are not the same. I am still the head of the GNU Project (the Chief GNUisance), and I intend to continue as such.”
The next day, with no explanation, a one-sentence update appeared on his personal blog at Stallman.org announcing that “I hereby step down as head of the GNU Project, effective immediately.” But a few commenters on social media speculated that the post could have come from someone who’d hijacked Stallman’s site — and sure enough, that sentence had been removed by Sunday morning. In addition, for what it’s worth Techrights.org posted an unconfirmed claim Sunday from “a generally reliable source” that “Stallman.org was defaced by an FSF employee. The deface has been reverted, and the domain appears to


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