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by root Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
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The Free Software Movement

(Lisbon, Portugal, from May 23, 2007 04:30 PM to May 23, 2007 07:00 PM)

Detailed location: Pavilhao Atlantico, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tenologias, Campo Grande, 376, 1749-024 Lisboa, Portugal. 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 and Patents: Different Laws, Different Issues

(Madrid, Spain, from May 22, 2007 12:00 AM to May 22, 2007 12:00 AM)

Location to be announced.

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

(Paris, France, from May 19, 2007 02:00 PM to May 19, 2007 03:30 PM)

L'accès aux conférences est libre et gratuit mais vous pouvez vous pré-inscrire à http://www.april.org/groupes/csi/inscription.php (pour faciliter la logistique). Les débats seront diffusés en direct (format OGG Vorbis) à l'adresse suivante : http://carrefour-numerique.cite-sciences.fr:8000/direct.ogg Adresse: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, 30 avenue Corentin Cariou (metro Porte de la Villette, Autobus 75, 139, 150, 152, PC; Parking payant au Quai de la Charente et au Boulevard MacDonald), 75019 Paris, France.

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Copyright vs. Community

(Linkoeping, Sweden, from May 18, 2007 07:00 PM to May 18, 2007 09:00 PM)

Location: Room C4, Linkoeping University, Sweden. Richard Stallman will talk on the issue of copyright, a system developed in the age of the printing press designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press, but which does not fit well with computer networks. The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments 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. Richard Stallman will also suggest changes to the Pirate Party program, in order to avoid the unintended consequence of giving proprietary software an advantage over free software.

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Copyright vs. Community

(Linkoeping, Sweden, from May 17, 2007 07:00 PM to May 17, 2007 08:30 PM)

Location: C4, hus C, campus Valla, Linkoeping University, Linkoeping, Sweden. Richard Stallman will talk on the issue of copyright, a system developed in the age of the printing press designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press, but which does not fit well with computer networks. 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. Richard Stallman will also suggest changes to the Pirate Party program, in order to avoid the unintended consequence of giving proprietary software an advantage over free software.

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Free Software and Beyond: Human Rights in the Use of Software and Other Published Works

(Gothenburg, Sweden, from May 16, 2007 05:00 PM to May 16, 2007 07:00 PM)

Location: the old movie theatre Draken, tram stop Jaerntorget (tram 1, 3, 6, 9, and 11), Goeteborg, Sweden. Please register at http://www.rms2007.se . Richard Stallman will speak about the goals and philosophy of the Free Software Movement: defending essential freedoms for the users of software. In addition, he will address how the ideas of free software do or don't extend to other kinds of published works. He will also explain what the Pirate Party must change in its program to avoid unintended negative consequences in the software field.

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Software Libre en la Etica y en la Practica

(Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from May 14, 2007 07:30 PM to May 14, 2007 09:00 PM)

This speech will be part of the "Jornades de Programari Lliure" conference series. Location: Club Diario de Mallorca, C/. Puerto Rico, 15 (Poligono de Llevante) 07066 Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

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The Free Software Movement and the Future of Freedom

(Madrid, Spain, from May 11, 2007 12:00 PM to May 11, 2007 12:45 PM)

Location: Residencia La Cristalera, Carretera de Rascafría, km 2, Miraflores de la Sierra, 28792 Madrid, Spain. Registration required at http://www.libre.org/libremeeting .

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Copyright and Globalization in the Age of Computer Networks

(Madrid, Spain, from May 10, 2007 06:00 PM to May 10, 2007 08:00 PM)

Location: Residencia La Cristalera, Carretera de Rascafria, km 2, Miraflores de la Sierra, 28792 Madrid, Spain.

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The Free Software Movement

(University of Missouri - St. Louis, from Apr 23, 2007 07:00 PM to Apr 23, 2007 08:30 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the general 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 Missouri - St. Louis, Century Room of the Millennium Student Center, 8001 Natural Bridge Road St. Louis MO 63121-4499. When possible, RSVP by calling 314-516-5789.

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The Free Software Movement

(Baltimore, MD, from Apr 20, 2007 12:00 PM to Apr 20, 2007 02:00 PM)

Location: 1000 Hilltop Circle, ITE Building, Lecture Hall 8, Baltimore, MD (http://www.umbc.edu/AboutUMBC/campusmap.html) 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

(Baltimore, MD, from Apr 19, 2007 10:45 AM to Apr 19, 2007 12:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: the Johns Hopkins University, Shaffer Hall, Room 3, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD

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Free Software in Ethics and in Practice

(College Park, MD, from Apr 18, 2007 04:00 PM to Apr 18, 2007 06:00 PM)

This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encourage to attentd. Location: CSIC Building (located on Paint Branch Drive adjacent to the A.V. Williams Building), Room 1115, College Park, MD. 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

(Marlboro, VT, from Apr 12, 2007 02:00 PM to Apr 12, 2007 03:00 PM)

Location: Ragle Hall, Serkin Center, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT. (Take South Rd. until you enter campus. To you left will be a large parking lot. The Serkin Center is the last building on the road. Parking can be found behind the building.) http://www.marlboro.edu/admissions/visiting/directions 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.

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The Free Software Movement

(Pau, France, from Apr 04, 2007 06:00 PM to Apr 04, 2007 07:30 PM)

Location: University de Pau et Pays de l'Adour, Amphitheatre A, UFR Sciences et Techniques de Pau, 64000 Pau, France. 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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Les Droits de L'Homme de l'Utilisateur

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

This speech will be accessible to all audience and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Amphitheatre Estaunie, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommuniations, 46 rue Barrault, 75013 Paris, France (http://www.enst.fr/outils/adresse/). Please, RSVP to Ali at neishabouri@enst.fr when possible.

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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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