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by root Contributions Published on Mar 08, 2010 04:08 PM
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Free Software in Ethics and in Practice

(Motorola Room of the CIT Building (room 165), Brown University, from Nov 11, 2005 05:00 PM to Nov 11, 2005 06:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will speak for an audience of faculty, students and community members of Brown University. There is no charge for the event. The speech is in the Motorola room of the CIT Building. Department of Computer Science Brown University, 115 Waterman Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02912

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The Danger of Software Patents

(Williams College, from Nov 04, 2005 02:35 PM to Nov 04, 2005 04:00 PM)

Speaking for the second time in two days at Williams College, Richard Stallman will talk about the Danger of Software Patents. Exact location of speech: Thompson Chemistry Laboratory Room 123 (also known as Wege Auditorium) Williams College (47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown, MA) <http://www.williams.edu/home/campusmap/> Sector E on map contains Thompson Chemistry

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Free Software in Ethics and in Practice

(Williams College, from Nov 03, 2005 08:00 PM to Nov 03, 2005 09:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will speak for an audience of faculty, students and community members of Williams College in Williamstown, MA. Stallman will be visiting Wiliams College under a program called the Class of 60s Scholar Program. This is the first part of a two-day speaking engagement. Exact location of speech: Thompson Chemistry Laboratory Room 123 (also known as Wege Auditorium) Williams College (47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown, MA) <http://www.williams.edu/home/campusmap/> Sector E on map contains Thompson Chemistry

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OpenDocument public hearing

(Boston, MA, from Oct 31, 2005 01:00 PM to Oct 31, 2005 05:00 PM)

The Massachusetts Senate Post Audit Committee has called for hearing to take place in hearing room A1 at the State House in Boston (on Beacon Street, look for the gold dome) regarding adoption of the OpenDocument format.

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Free Software, Copyleft and Copyright --- and why you shouldn't call it "intellectual property"

(Boston University Law School Auditorium, from Oct 11, 2005 02:10 AM to Oct 11, 2005 03:45 AM)

Richard will be speaking at the School of Law at Boston University regarding the copyleft and copyright movements. BU Law School: 765 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA The above address is actually a plaza in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk through the Plaza (toward the river), going through the archways and down a few steps: the very tall building to the left is the Law Tower, and the law school auditorium is in the attached short building next to it. By MBTA (the "T" subway system): Take the "B" Green Line (towards Boston College) to the BU Central T stop. This lets you off immediately in front of the MLK Jr. Plaza.

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Seminar: The GPL and Legal Aspects of Free Software Development

(Columbia University Law School, New York City, New York, from Sep 28, 2005 09:00 AM to Sep 28, 2005 06:00 PM)

The Free Software Foundation is offering a seminar on the GPL and Legal Aspects of Free Software Development, at Columbia University Law School in New York City, NY, featuring Eben Moglen, Daniel Ravicher, and David Turner. The seminar will last one full day, including breakfast and lunch. Full details will be posted over the course of the next few days. E-mail seminar@fsf.org if you are interested in receiving the updates by e-mail as they are posted. The cost is $500 for registrations on or before August 31, or $600 after that.

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Software Freedom Day

(All over the world, from Sep 10, 2005 12:00 AM to Sep 10, 2005 12:00 AM)

See if a Software Freedom Day event is being held in your area! 85 teams worldwide have registered to host an event.

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Copyright vs. Community

(Frankfurt, Germany, from Aug 07, 2005 12:00 AM to Aug 07, 2005 12:00 AM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking on "Copyright vs. Community" at the first international Wikimedia Conference (Wikimania 2005) in Frankfurt, Germany. The public is welcomed to attend, but registration is required on the Wikimania website. The three-day conference pass is 50 Euros and a one-day pass is 20 Euros. There is no special charge for the Stallman speech. The speech will be in English with simulataneous translations into Spanish and Italian.

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El Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux

(PDVSA La Campina, Avenida Libertador, Caracas, Venezuela, from Jul 29, 2005 12:00 AM to Jul 29, 2005 12:00 AM)

On the last leg of his Venezuelan journey, Richard Stallman will be speaking in Caracas about "El Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux" ("Free Software and the GNU/Linux Operating System"). The speech, given in Spanish, will be for the Primer Congreso Nacional de Sofware Libre, a nation-wide Venezuelan event to promote the power and benefits of Free Software. Registration is required, and the cost is approximately $9 USD/students, $23 USD/professionals.

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GNU and the Free Software Movement

(Universidad de los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, from Jul 25, 2005 07:00 PM to Jul 25, 2005 09:00 PM)

As part of the the ESLARED WALC 2005 conference sponsored by the Universidad de los Andes, Richard Stallman will be giving a second speech on July 25, 2005 entitled "GNU and the Free Software Movement" from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is required, and the event is open to attendees of the ESLARED WALC 2005 conference.

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Free Software in the Age of Networks

(Universidad de los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, from Jul 25, 2005 11:30 AM to Jul 25, 2005 12:30 PM)

Sponsored by the Universidad de los Andes, ESLARED WALC 2005 is an annual IT professionals conference in Mérida, Venezuela. The event takes place from July 25-29, 2005. Richard Stallman will be giving a speech at the conference entitled "Free Software in the Age of Networks" on July 25, 2005, from 11:30am to 12:30pm. The speech will be given in Spanish, and registrants of this ESLARED WALC conference are able to attend.

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El Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux (Free Software and the GNU/Linux Operating System)

(Teatro Roxy, Maracaibo, Venezuela, from Jul 21, 2005 03:30 PM to Jul 21, 2005 05:00 PM)

As part of nation-wide Venezuelan event to promote the benefits of the GNU/Linux OS and software freedoms, Richard Stallman will be giving a speech in Spanish entitled "El Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux" ("Free Software and the GNU/Linux Operating System") at the Primer COngreso Nacional de Software Libre. The Stallman portion of the conference is free. The rest of the event costs approximately $10 USD for students and $35 USD for all others, registration required. Stallman will be speaking in the afternoon, from 3:30pm until approximately 5:00pm. The address for the speech is Av 3Y (San Martin) Centro Comercial Villa Ines. Maracaibo, Estado Zulia

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Free Software Free Society Conference

(Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, from May 28, 2005 09:00 AM to May 30, 2005 01:00 PM)

The Free Software, Free Society (FSFS) Conference, organized by Government and civil society organizations from Brazil, Italy, Venezuela and India, is scheduled for 28-30 May 2005 in the Southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital of the province of Kerala. The Conference is primarily an attempt to initiate a South-South-North dialogue on the use of Free Software as a useful paradigm for non-software realms and its role as an instrument for development. In the process, the countries involved will share their perspective and experiences in using Free Software.

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The Danger of Software Patents

(Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from May 18, 2005 07:00 PM to May 18, 2005 09:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will speak at the University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. N.W., Science Theatre ST140, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada. Admission is $20.00, or free for CUUG (Calgary Unix Users Group) members. Admission is free for students and for people who cannot afford the fee. Doors open at 18:30.

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Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks

(Sofia. Bulgaria, from Apr 22, 2005 09:45 AM to Apr 22, 2005 11:45 AM)

Richard Stallman will speak at Hall 11, National Palace of Culture, Bulgaria Square, Sofia, Bulgaria. The event is open to the public, but advance registration is required. The speech will be in English.

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Free Software: Freedom and Cooperation

(University of Pittsburgh, Engineering Auditorium, from Apr 07, 2005 07:30 PM to Apr 07, 2005 10:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking in the Engineering Auditorium of the University of Pittsburgh. The event is open to the public, no advance registration required.

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2005 Associate Member Meeting

(Cambridge, MA, from Mar 26, 2005 09:00 AM to Mar 26, 2005 06:00 PM)

All FSF associate members are welcome to join FSF leadership and staff for a day of presentations and conversation.

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Free Software and Beyond

(Concord, NH, from Mar 26, 2005 08:30 AM to Mar 26, 2005 05:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2 White Street, Concord, NH, 03301 in the Rich Room. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The times below are for the larger event, "Current Developments in the Open Source and Free Software Movements". Stallman will be speaking in the morning, from 10:00am to 11:15am. Stallman describes his speech as, "People often ask whether the ideals of the Free Software Movement apply to anything other than software. In this talk I will explain how I have extended them to additional kinds of works, and where I think they do not extend."

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David Turner in Sherbrooke, Quebec

(Bishop's University in the Nichols Building Room 4, Sherbrooke, Quebec, from Mar 24, 2005 04:15 PM to Mar 24, 2005 05:15 PM)

David Turner will be coming from Boston to give a talk about Free Software on Thursday March 24, 2005 at 4:15pm at Bishop's University in the Nichols Building Room 4. He'll explain what Free Software is, and why it is important. David will show how Free Software has changed the world of computing, and has started to spread into other areas of western culture. Finally, he'll discuss how people can get started using and writing Free Software. The talk will last about an hour. After David speaks he will open it up for questions and answers. The talk is open to anyone willing to come and listen and be respectful, so don't hesitate to come and/or bring friends.

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RMS on MIT radio show

(from Mar 23, 2005 06:00 PM to Mar 23, 2005 07:30 PM)

RMS will be heard on the MIT radio show, "Dinnertime Sampler". The show will be broadcast on WMBR 88.1 FM in Cambridge, MA. It will also be webcast and an audio recording will be available in OGG format after the broadcast date. The webcast can be heard during the broadcast time at <http://www.wmbr.org/?p=listen>.

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