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Sign-making party at the FSF office to prepare for IDAD 2019!

by Greg Farough Contributions Published on Oct 03, 2019 05:07 PM
Get crafty with us in Boston at the FSF office in preparation for IDAD!
When Oct 09, 2019

from 05:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Boston, MA
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The International Day against DRM(IDAD), organized yearly by the Defective by Design campaign, is promising to be an exciting day of protest against Digital Restrictions Management (DRM). This year we are standing up for readers' rights against the restrictive behavior of DRM-encumbered textbooks and digital learning environments from groups like Pearson, and our protestors will collect at the Pearson Education offices in Boston on October 12th, 2019.

The day's success is dependent on the amount of people showing up, and, of course, on the visuals that we provide to supplement our message. And so, we're inviting you to our sign-making party at 17:30 on October 9th, at the Free Software Foundation (FSF) office in downtown Boston! We will provide a light dinner, art materials, and instructions to make your own protest signs, so all you have to do is join in the fun!

Volunteering at the sign-making party is a great way to meet new community members and to contribute to the fight against DRM. We are also still looking for people to join us in our Boston IDAD protest on October 12 at noon, as well as an evening hackathon, or collaboration session, on unrestricted and truly shareable educational materials in the FSF offices from 17:00 onward.

Please visit the Defective by Design Web site or our page on LibrePlanet for more information.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email info@defectivebydesign.org

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