RMS gave his speech "Copyright vs Community" at the Quetelet
auditorium, Sint Pietersplein, in Ghent, Belgium, on November 17th, to
a diverse student audience.
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of Kevin Vanbockryck.)
Later the same month, he was in Mexico, to give his speech
"Software libre en la ética y en la práctica" in Zacatecas, on
November 28th, then his speech "Una sociedad digital libre" at this
year's edition of the Feria International
del Libro, in Guadalajara, on November 30th, followed by:
…his speech "El software libre y tu libertad" at the
Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, on December 1st, after which he took a
swing an the Apple- and Internet Explorer–shaped piñata at the
afterparty, and received a book from Dr. Zavala, the recently
appointed director of the university's computer center, who is working
on migrating the school's computers from Windows to GNU/Linux.
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of the Centro de Computo Universitario UACh.)
…at the ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México),
December 2nd, and his speech "¿Tenemos que soportar más
vigilancia que en la Unión Sovietica?" at the UNAM (Universidad
Nacional Autónoma de México), on December 3rd,
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of Florino Hernández Gómez.)
…his speech "El movimiento del software libre" at the UNAM
(Cuautitlán), on December 4th, right after local activists gave a
presentation about Proyecto
Parewi, a project with a mission to refurbish old
computers—with free systems, naturally!—and donate them to
rural or poor communities.
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of the Rafael Arellano Ruiz.)
…his speech "El software libre y tu libertad" (with a mention
of GPLv3) at the Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca (whose
technopark currently boast two buildings dedicated to free software
development), in Huajuapán de León, on December 8th.
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of the Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca.)
…in Ciudad Mante, on December 10th, and his speech "Una
sociedad digital libre" at the Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Madero,
in Ciudad Madero, on December 11th:
(Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of José Cleto Hernández Muñoz.)
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