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

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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Free Software and GNU/Linux

(Honolulu, HI, from Jan 20, 2007 10:00 AM to Jan 20, 2007 12:30 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. The speech is open to the publich and there are no restrictions althrough registration is encouraged and appreciated. Location: University of Hawaii - College of Business Administration, Room, A101, Shidler College of Business, 2404 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI (http://www.cis.hawaii.edu/guc/db/detail.php?id=39)

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The Dangers of Software Patents

(Philadelphia, PA, from Jan 16, 2007 02:00 PM to Jan 16, 2007 03:30 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. There is no registration or fee and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Drexel University, Bossone Auditorium, Building 7A, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (Directions at: http://www.drexel.edu/em/directions/map_uc.html)

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El Aporte del Software Libre para el Desarrollo Nacional

(Quito, Ecuador, from Dec 12, 2006 05:30 PM to Dec 12, 2006 07:30 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience made up mostly of policy makers from the public sector and civil society representatvies. The public is encouraged to attend. There is no fee, but registration is required. Please e-mail lucia@nuevared.org or call (593-2) 22 22 783 to register. Location: Auditorio "Bartolome de Las Casas" de la Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (Av. Isabel la Catolica y Veintimilla, Campus ex-colegio Spellman de Varones), Quito, Ecuador

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El Movimiento del Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux

(Quito, Ecuador, from Dec 12, 2006 10:00 AM to Dec 12, 2006 12:00 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. Location: Universidad Central del Ecuador.

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Copyright vs. Comunidad en la Edad de las Redes de Computadoras

(Quito, Ecuador, from Dec 11, 2006 04:00 PM to Dec 11, 2006 07:00 PM)

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. This speech will be held at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador.

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El Peligro de las Patentes del Software

(Quito, Ecuador, from Dec 09, 2006 04:00 PM to Dec 09, 2006 07:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will explain how software patents hinder the development of software. This speech will be held at the Escuela Politecnica Nacional.

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El Peligro de la Patentes de Software

(Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Dec 07, 2006 07:00 PM to Dec 07, 2006 09:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience composed mostly of engineering students. The public is encouraged to attend. The exact location of the event is: Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, Auditorio Maestria en Sistemas de Informacion Generencial (MSIG), Malecon Simon Bolivar, Campus Las Penas, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

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El Software Libre y el Systema Operativo GNU/Linux

(Guayaquil, Ecuador, from Dec 07, 2006 09:30 AM to Dec 07, 2006 11:30 AM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience composed mostly of engineering students. The public is encouraged to attend. There is no fee but registration is required. The detail location of the event is: Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, Auditorio Biblioteca Central de Ingenierias, Km. 30.5 via perimetral, Campus Gustavo Galindo, Biblioteca Central, Guayaquil, Ecuador

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El Software Libre en la Etica y la Practica

(Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, from Dec 06, 2006 06:00 PM to Dec 06, 2006 08:00 PM)

Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience of mostly engineering students. The speech will be in Spanish. There is not fee but registration is required. The public is encouraged to attend. The full address of the location is: Auditorio de la Facultad de Ingenieria, Av. Carlos Julio Aoresemena Km 1 1/2 via a Daule, Edificio de la Facultad de Ingenieria, segundo piso, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

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El Movimiento del Software Libre y el Sistema Operativo GNU/Linux

(Universidad Nacional de Colombia, from Dec 05, 2006 10:00 AM to Dec 05, 2006 11:30 AM)

Richard Stallman's speech will be part of a larger event entitled _Aportes Colombianos al Movimiento Software y Hardware Libre_. The event starts at 08:00. Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience of free software developers and anyone with an interest in free software in education and in business. All are encouraged to attend. There is no fee or registration required. The exact location of the event is: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Kra 30 # 45-03, Auditorio Leon de Greiff, Bogota, Colombia.

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Software Libre y Cooperacion: Porque el Software Debe Ser Libre?

(Bogota, Colombia, from Dec 04, 2006 10:15 AM to Dec 04, 2006 12:15 PM)

Richard Stallman will speak about the philosophy, goals, methods, current state and future of the GNU/Linux operating system. The audience will be made up of government officials, free software developers and the general public. All are encouraged to attend. There is no fee but registration is required at http://orfeo.superservicios.gov.co/d/?q=contact

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The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

(Chicago, IL, from Nov 04, 2006 10:00 AM to Nov 04, 2006 12:00 PM)

IIT Campus, MTCC McCloska Auditorium, 3201 S State St., Chicago, IL 60616 (directions can be found at http://www.iit.edu/about/directions_main.html). Richard Stallman will be speaking to an audience with moderate awareness of an involvement in the GNU project. This speech is free and open to the public.

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