Call for Participation — Cyber-Surveillance in Everyday Life: An international workshop — May 12-15, 2011, University of Toronto, Canada —Read more »
"The Canadian government has set up an online public consultation process to revise its copyright policy, running until September 13, 2009. If you live in Canada, now is your chance to take back your copyright law..."Read more »
"Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation, will be speaking on the main steps of Parliament Hill in Ottawa this Tuesday (June 2) at 4:30 pm..." — For more information see: The State's Freedom and the People's Freedom, as Users of Software. —Read more »
"We are holding our first public presentation and Richard Stallman will be our guest! [..] The Founder of the Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman, is stopping in Ottawa for meetings with government and non-governmental officials. He is enroute back to MIT after receiving an honorary degree from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay.Read more »
"...Richard Stallman is internationally recognized as a leader in the free software movement, which argues that everyone should be free to run, share, study, and modify software..."Read more »
"...PGCon 2009 will be held on 21-22 May 2009 at University of Ottawa, with two days of Tutorials on 19-20 May 2009..." -- PostgreSQL is free software licensed under the Modified BSD license.Read more »
"...For Richard Stallman, the danger lies in the fine print. To Stallman, the fact it's illegal to copy, modify or give away much of today's computer software is an assault on people's fundamental rights and freedoms. But he knows it's all there, written down, saying that people can't do it. So for almost 25-years, it's this fine print he's been fighting..."Read more »
"The most important philosopher of our time — as measured by effects on society — will be in Edmonton on February 5th to deliver the 2009 Merv Leitch QC Memorial Lecture..."Read more »
"WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009) -- An American computer software pioneer, Richard Stallman, will discuss the global free software movement during a public lecture this week at the University of Waterloo..."Read more »
"Richard Stallman, otherwise known as rms or the founder of the free software movement, will be in town for a series of lectures at UBC and BCIT. I have been reading Stallman’s stuff since I wrote my master’s thesis in 2003. Although sometimes passed off as a crank, much of Stallman’s work has proven accurate, insightful and even prescient over the years.Read more »
"The Department of informatics at the Université de Moncton, as well as its Student Council are happy to invite you to attend Dr. Stallman’s conference on Free Software in Ethics and in Practice. Dr. Stallman is a renowned computer scientist who launched the development of the well known free GNU operating system in 1984.Read more »
"Interested in learning more about EMACS? This tutorial can help you learn more about this text editor and its tips and tricks so you can code fast, better, and stronger [...] It’s the editor that can grow with you as you grow as a programmer..."Read more »
The Green Party of Canada has included Open Source Software in its election platform. How long until a major North American party follows suit?Read more »
## In this issue
* It's not the Gates, it's the bars
* Act on ACTA!
* Fight the Canadian DMCA!
* Rhapsody and Naxos go DRM free
* Refusing Digital Monitoring Policies
* 5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G
* autonomo.us activist group to focus on freedom in network services
* identi.ca is autonomo.us
* GNU spotlight with Karl Berry
* Richard Stallman's speaking schedule
* Take action!
"ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now..."
Take action! ..."Read more »