Copyright vs. Community: supporting artists while respecting freedom and society
Boston, MA. C. Walsh Theatre, 55 Temple St., Suffolk University. Copyright does great harm when applied to today¹s computer
networks which facilitate online collaboration and peer-to-peer
sharing. Developed for the age of the printing press and currently
enforceable only through draconian punishments, the system infringes
freedoms which have become essential to network users. Dr. Richard
Stallman, MacArthur Fellow and president of the Free Software
Foundation, offers an alternative way for copyright to provide its
intended benefits to the public without negating the freedom we need.
This talk will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend.
The location is very close to Park St station on the MBTA Red Line.
1. Head northeast on Tremont St toward Park St
2. Turn left at Park St
3. Turn right at Beacon St
4. Turn left at Bowdoin St
5. Slight left at Derne St
6. Turn left to stay on Derne St
7. Turn right at Temple St
Destination will be on the left.