[ILUG] Pro patent article in the Independant last night
andrewmc-ilug at celt.dias.ie
Fri Jun 24 14:06:48 IST 2005
On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 01:33:28PM +0100, David Golden wrote:
> No, it's not nice, but it's how it works, and if you don't play the
> game, you're not so likely to get column space.
> Given the severity of the issue, it might be sensible for ILUG to
Has anybody considered radio? I wouldn't be sufficiently up-to-speed for
an interview (even pre-recorded), but I think Morning Ireland would get
far more immediate attention from everyone (business people and
politicians alike) than an opinion piece in a paper. Given that Europe
is big news at the moment, they could probably fit it in either as a
separate piece or at least as a snippet with the business news.
I did a pre-recorded interview with them about broadband in September
and still have the interviewer's phone number, so...
Any eloquent volunteers? A pre-recorded interview would probably be most
likely, but in live interviews they tend to play Devil's Advocate so
you'd need to be sharp, convincing and yet not sound like a nut to Joe
Public. Alternatively if we can get somebody heavily involved in the
"big" anti-sw patent campaigns who's done lots of sensible audio
interviews before, that might be even better.
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