Events in New York between January 20-23, 2004
The Free Software Foundation will
host a number of events in New York between January 20 - 23, 2004.
A lunch series,
Professor Eben Moglen,
Board Member and General Counsel to FSF. Prof. Moglen will discuss
the SCO Group vs IBM lawsuit and the implication of the lawsuit and of
SCO's attacks on the GNU General Public License on the development and
use of Free Software. The two day lunchtime series, on January 20 and
21, will be at Columbia University in New York from 12:30 - 2 pm.
On January 20 and 21, the FSF will offer two day-long seminars
on Free Software
Licensing and the GNU GPL at Columbia Law School.
“Detailed Study and
Analysis of GPL and LGPL”, the seminar on January 20,
will give a section-by-section explanation of the most popular Free
Software copyright license, the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).
On January 21, FSF will offer
“GPL Compliance Case
Studies and Legal Ethics in Free Software Licensing”.
Also a day-long seminar, which will present the details of a few
different GPL compliance cases handled by FSF's GPL Compliance
On Thursday, January 22 from 6 to 9 pm, FSF will host
an Associate Member
reception at the office
of Ada Core Technologies located
at 104 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, phone +1-212-620-7300. The
Associate Member reception is an informal gathering at which members
meet FSF staff and board to hear about FSF's latest projects and to
ask questions and share ideas. A buffet dinner will be served. The
event it free for members and two of their guests.
To RSVP or for more information about any of the events listed
above, please contact John
at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or by
phone at +1-617-542-5942 ext. 12 or Ravi
at <email@example.com> or by phone