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Re: [Drm-elimination-crew] Chicago DRM event

From: Zak Rogoff
Subject: Re: [Drm-elimination-crew] Chicago DRM event
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:45:28 -0400
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On 04/25/2016 05:43 PM, Chuck Metalitz wrote:
> Henry George School of Chicago is an independent nonprofit school of
> political economy, teaching primarily based on works of Henry George and
> others with compatible ideas. Our operations use mainly open source
> software.
> We'll be showing some videos dealing with open source, what it is, why
> it's essential for security, and how ill-conceived government practices
> prevent it. The program will be of interest to Georgists who want to
> learn more about how “intellectual” “property” interests restrict our
> freedom, to open source advocates concerned about the broader political
> economy in which we live, and to everyone concerned about freedom and
> security. It is of course open to the public without charge.
> location: 30 E Adams #1207, Chicago 60603, USA
> information: hgchicago.org/events
> Date & Time: Tuesday May 3, 5pm to 8:30.
> email contact: address@hidden
> voice phone: 312 450 2906
> The tentative list of videos we'll see:
>   *
>     /User Liberation /(introduction to software freedom, without an
>     obvious title) Free Software Foundation (2:53)
>   * /Freedom in my Heart: Lessons from a Cyborg Lawyer/ Karen Sandler
>     (48:34)
>   * /Why is Free Software Important/ Richard Stallman (7:28)
>   * /Kill All DRM Software in the World Forever, Within a Decade /Cory
>     Doctorow (58:27)
>   * /Clouds of Loving Grace: the other war on general-purpose computing
>     /Alistair Croll (9:28)
>   * /Fighting Back in the War on General Purpose Computers/ Cory
>     Doctorow (50:56)
> All of these are cc-licensed.  Thanks for the creators and to FSF for
> making this event possible.
> I'll be facilitating discussions between and/or behind the videos.  I'm
> an instructor at the School, equally unqualified to discuss software and
> law.

This sounds like a great event! I may do one based off of it next year.

> I will put this information on the Libreplanet wiki whenever I figure
> out how to do that.

You need to make an account using the link in the upper right corner of
the screen. Once you've logged in, you'll see an Edit tab on the page.
It works the same way as Wikipedia.

Zak Rogoff // Campaigns Manager
Free Software Foundation

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