[ILUG] Richard Stallman here giving a talk on software patents
(May 24th, monday, 1930h, TCD)
ciaran at member.fsf.org
Sat May 15 15:58:10 IST 2004
John Madden writes:
> On (14/05/04 20:55), Ciaran O'Riordan didst pronounce:
> > Title: "The Dangers Of Software Patents"
> > Date: Monday the 24th of May
> Any chance you could record or transcribe the speach an put it online
We're gonna try to get it online in audio and video, but it depends on
having equipment, particularly the Q&A afterwards will need some spare
microphones etc. - we'll do our best. I hadn't thought of making a
> > We should also have a bunch of good hand outs
> Again, any chance they could be made available online?
All hand outs will be put online asap. This is something we've been meaning
to do for a while, but haven't made the time.
Some example letters are here:
And details for who to send letters to are here:
In the September vote, MEPs complained about getting too much mail, saying
they were drowning in it - so go for quality not quantity.
We haven't yet found/written a concise explanation of how the legislative
process works, or who has a say in it, but we'll do that this week.
Irish Free Software Organisation: http://ifso.ie
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