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|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] FSF Seminars Explaining the GPL in NYC January 20, 21
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Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 22:03:22 -0500
From: Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS
Cc: ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com, hangout-at-nylxs.com, fscc-at-nylxs.com
Subject: Re: [hangout] FSF Seminars Explaining the GPL in NYC January 20, 21
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We're not involved. I found out about it through a FSF press release.
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 02:49:41PM -0500, akbar-at-jaal.org wrote:
> thought this was not posted anywhere here. Found it on Groklaw. if dupe excuse me. does NYLXS has anything to do with this? why do they
> do this on weekdays though, i dont get it. i could never attend even if i want it so badly.
> FSF Seminars Explaining the GPL in NYC January 20, 21
> Friday, January 02 2004 -at- 12:25 PM EST
> This might interest you. We all have debated and seen debated various interpretations of the GPL. This is your opportunity to get your
> questions answered authoritatively.
> The Free Software Foundation is hosting a two-day seminar on the GPL, "Free Software Licensing and the GNU GPL" on January 20 and 21 at
> Columbia Univeristy Law School in New York City. The seminars will be co-led by Daniel Ravicher, Senior Counsel to FSF, and Bradley M. Kuhn,
> Executive Director of FSF. The seminar is designed for, as the FSF announcement puts it, "lawyers, software developers and managers who
> run (or have clients who run) software businesses that modify and/or redistribute software under terms of the GNU GPL or LGPL, or who wish
> to make use of existing GPL'd and LGPL'd software in their enterprise."
> If your boss has questions about the GPL, maybe he'd like to go or will pay to send you or the company's attorney. Or, if you are the boss or
> an attorney and/or programmer and have questions you really want answered, this is the chance to learn exactly how the GPL works in detail.
> They will be covering the GPL section by section. Of course, as we have discovered on Groklaw, you don't have to be a lawyer to be
> interested in the law.
> There is also a lunch series, "SCO Without Fear", during the lunch break both days, described as conversations with Eben Moglen, General
> Counsel to the FSF, discussing the case and the GPL, from 12:30 to 2 both days.
> On January 20, the seminar will be the section-by-section explanation of the GPL, "Detailed Study and Analysis of GPL and LGPL". The
> following day, it will be "GPL Compliance Case Studies and Legal Ethics in Free Software Licensing," which will present the details of five
> different GPL compliance cases handled by FSF's GPL Compliance Laboratory. Details on the seminars can be found here and here.
> The fee for the two-day "SCO Without Fear" lunch series is $250, or $150 for one day. Lunch is included. For those on a budget or those only
> interested in the SCO case and its relationship to the GPL, this is an option. People who have registered for the seminars at Columbia Law
> School, which costs $595 for the series, do not have to pay for the lunch series for the day(s) they are attending the seminar(s). FSF
> Associate Members and Corporate Patrons receive a 20% discount. Contact info is here.
> Yes, of course, I am crazy wild to go and learn. I just don't see how I can make it, so if you go, Groklaw would love to hear from you about
> your experience and what you learned.
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