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Richard Stallman address to hackNY and NYC Technological Community


On Saturday August[masked], Richard M. Stallman, author of the EMACS text editor, inventor of the GNU operating system on which Linux is based, and founder of the Free Software Foundation, will be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. Two days later, on Monday August[masked] he will be here in NYC to speak at an Internet Society New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) and hackNY sponsored event at the Courant Institute at NYU. Richard Stallman will address the NYC technological community, including hackNY's summer fellows, on the importance of utilizing and creating free and open software solutions, and opposing restrictive intellectual property regimes.

The event is open to the public and attendees are encouraged to register via the ISOC-NY meetup link. It will be recorded for later webcast.


WhatRichard Stallman address to hackNY and NYC Technological Community
Where: Rm. 109, Courant Institute, Warren Weaver Hall, NYU, 251 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
When: Monday August[masked]pm- 9pm EDT
Webcast: Will be recorded.
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  • Joly M.

    Video/audio is now posted - http://isoc-ny.org/p2/5844

    1 · August 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    very funny and insightful

    August 6, 2013

  • Rafael Siqueira Telles V.

    Perfect :) It was c00l to meet him in person!

    August 6, 2013

  • mark p.

    great to see live, hooked my wife and kid into going for first 20 min...

    1 · August 6, 2013

  • @aaronchall

    Sweet! I got my wife to come!

    August 5, 2013

  • Nehemias H.

    Cool to hear stallaman

    August 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would not have missed this chance to see RMS in person, but something came up...

    August 5, 2013

  • mark p.

    shame the top of the halo got cut off in the picture, looking forward to it, thanks

    August 5, 2013

  • Joe B.

    Teacher @flatironschool

    August 2, 2013

  • Bill O.

    Excited!

    August 1, 2013

  • Michel B.

    Unfortunately I am traveling and won't be able to attend. I'd really would have liked to be there! I'll watch the video.

    August 1, 2013

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