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by root Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
Events which have already happened.

Logiciel Libre: les Droits de l'Homme de l'Utilisateur

(Paris, France, from Apr 03, 2007 06:00 PM to Apr 03, 2007 08:00 PM)

Location: Amphitheatre Estaunie, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, 46, Rue Barrault, 75013 Paris, France. (http://www.enst.fr/outils/adresse). When possible, please, RSVP to Ali at neishabouri@enst.fr.

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Le Logiciel Libre comme Garantie Fondamentale de la Liberte dans l'Evolution de l'Internet

(Paris, France, from Apr 03, 2007 11:15 AM to Apr 03, 2007 12:00 PM)

Location: 27 Rue Leblanc (en face de l'entree de France Televisions, a l'angle du pont du Garigliano et du boulevard Victor), Paris XV, France.

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Free Software, Freedom, Globalization, and Development

(Gent, Belgium, from Apr 02, 2007 02:30 PM to Apr 02, 2007 04:30 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Ghent University, Direction ICT, Multimedia Room, Campus Sterre, Krijgslaan 281, Building S9, 9000, Gent, Belgium. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement. Because free software respects users' freedom, free software technology can be maintained, adapted, and extended by people anywhare. Whereas use of proprietary software imposes dependency, use of free software is development. As many free programs are used in 100 countries, and have developers on six continents, free software exemplifies the globalization of cooperation in use of human knowledge, which is as beneficent as the globalization of business power is harmful.

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GPLv3, the Free Software Movement, and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(Brussels, Belgium, from Apr 01, 2007 05:00 PM to Apr 01, 2007 07:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Auditoire H 2215, Campus du \Solbosh, Avenue Heger (next to 50 avenue Franklin Roosevelt), 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

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The Danger of Software Patents

(Copenhagen, Denmark, from Mar 31, 2007 03:00 PM to Mar 31, 2007 04:30 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Richard Stallman will explain how software patents obstruct software development. Software patents are patents that cover software ideas. They restrict the development of software, so that every design decision brings a risk of getting sued. Patents in other fields restrict factories, but software patents restrict every computer user. Economic research shows that they even retard progress. Location: Bygning, Building 308, Danmarks Tekniski Universitet, Richard Petersens Plads, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(Ballerup, Denmark, from Mar 31, 2007 11:00 AM to Mar 31, 2007 02:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide.

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(Bethlehem, PA, from Mar 27, 2007 05:00 PM to Mar 27, 2007 06:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide. This talk will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: LeHigh University, Whitaker Lab Auditorium, 5 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem PA.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(New Brunswick, NJ, from Mar 26, 2007 11:00 AM to Mar 26, 2007 01:00 PM)

Location: Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium, Busch Campus, 101 Bevier Rd., Piscataway, NJ. This talk will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printingpress. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction.

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FSF Members Meeting 2007: "Year of the Upgrade"

(Cambridge, MA, from Mar 24, 2007 09:15 AM to Mar 24, 2007 05:50 PM)

This year's meeting will focus on the practical efforts underway to increase free software adoption and strengthen the free software movement. With the theme "Year of the upgrade", we will discuss the FSF campaigns and projects, and elicit a conversation with members about where we need to focus our efforts. Eben Moglen will set out a vision for the future with his speech “After GPLv3”, and a panel of FSF board members will lead an interactive discussion on the work of the FSF. Following on from the success of last years members forum, we have invited a few distinguished members to speak and discuss their work, and this year we welcome Mako Hill to talk about his work “Defining free culture”.

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Free Software in Ethics and in Practice

(New York, NY, from Mar 21, 2007 03:30 PM to Mar 21, 2007 04:45 PM)

Location: Courant Institute, Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street, Room 109 (corner of West 4th Street), New York, NY 10012. This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(Las Vegas, Nevada, from Mar 19, 2007 07:00 PM to Mar 19, 2007 09:00 PM)

Location: Thomas Beam Engineering Building, Room A107, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(Las Vegas, NV, from Mar 19, 2007 04:00 PM to Mar 19, 2007 06:00 PM)

Location: to be announced. This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while oppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction.

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(University of California - San Diego, from Feb 28, 2007 11:00 AM to Feb 28, 2007 12:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide. Location: University of California, San Diego, EBU3b 1202, La Jolla, CA 92093-0404 (http://maps.ucsd.edu/Viewer.htm?Zoom=7&Pan=Once&Map=Visitor&O.x=4408&P.x=183&O.y=2716&Cmnd=Mnfy&P.y=169&NZoom=6&View=Medium&Fill=643&Lkey=7030)

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, from Feb 27, 2007 12:00 PM to Feb 27, 2007 12:45 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction. Location: room 74, Jorgensen (Building 80), 1200 E. California Boulevard, Pasadena CA 91125 (www.caltech.edu/map)

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(University of Southern California - Los Angeles, from Feb 26, 2007 03:30 PM to Feb 26, 2007 05:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide. Location: SAL 101 (view directions and campus map (quadrant B6) at http://www.usc.edu/about/visit/upc/driving_directions/)

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(University of California - Berkeley, from Feb 23, 2007 05:00 PM to Feb 23, 2007 06:30 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement, and the status and history the GNU operating system, which in combination with the kernel Linux is now used by tens of millions of users world-wide. Location: University of California Berkeley, HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall, Berkeley CA 91720.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(University of California - Davis, from Feb 22, 2007 03:00 PM to Feb 22, 2007 05:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all and the public is encouraged to attend. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction. Location: University of California, Davis, 1065 Kemper Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(University of California - Berkeley, from Feb 21, 2007 04:00 PM to Feb 21, 2007 05:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all and the public is encouraged to attend. Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction. Location: University of California - Berkeley, HP Auditorium, 306 Soda Hall, Berkeley CA 91720

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Los Peligros de las Patentes de Software

(Badajoz, Spain, from Feb 08, 2007 07:00 PM to Feb 08, 2007 08:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will explain how software patents obstruct software development. Software patents are patents that cover software ideas. They restrict the development of software, so that every design decision brings a risk of getting sued. Patents in other fields restrict factories, but software patents restrict every computer user. Economic research shows that they even retard progress. The speech will be in Spanish. It will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Barquisimeto Estado Lara Venezuela, Auditorio "Dr. Ambrosio Oropeza", Universidad Centrooccidental "Lisandro Alvarado" (UCLA).

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El Software Libre en la Etica y en la Practica

(Badajoz, Spain, from Feb 07, 2007 04:00 PM to Feb 07, 2007 06:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking at the Free Software World Conference 3.0 in Badajoz to an audience of college students, teachers, professors, civil employees and software developers. The speech will be in Spanish and the public is encouraged to attend. The complete address for the speech is: Auditorium of the Badajoz Congress Centre "Manuel Rojas", Calle Ronda del Pilar s/n 06002, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain

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