Association Electronique Libre

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Association Electronique Libre (AEL) ASBL-VZW
Abbreviation AEL
Formation 2001, Belgium
Type Non-profit organization
Legal status ASBL
Purpose Law, Freedom, Privacy
Headquarters Belgium

The Association Electronique Libre (AEL, sometimes written Association électronique libre) is a Belgian non-profit digital rights advocacy and legal organization based in Belgium. Its stated mission is to "protecting the fundamental rights in the information society".[1] It is promoting the Free Software Pact Initiative.

It has organized protests against the concept of software patents.[2][3]