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ORG-London Pub Meet: Glyn Moody: The War on Sharing

Copyright and the Internet


  • ...where it came from
  • ...where it is now
  • ...where it appears to be going


Doors open 6:30pm, speaker starts 7:30pm



Glyn Moody is a technology writer. He is best known for his book Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution (2001). It describes the evolution and significance of the free software and open source movements with many interviews of all the notable hackers.

He works in London and his writings have appeared in Wired, Computer Weekly, LinuxJournal, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, New Scientist, The Economist and Financial Times, among others.

In 2009, criticism on his blog (The Shame in Spain) against the software education policy of the government of José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero appeared on LinuxToday and had impact in Spanish press.




The typical format is:

  • room booked from 1830
  • room starts to seriously fill 1900
  • speaker starts around 1930, speaks for 35..50 minutes
  • break so people can refill with beer
  • q&a session for 30..50 minutes
  • end formalities, carry on drinking


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  • David S.

    Sorry, I can't get away either.

    April 15, 2013

  • Burkhard K.

    Sorry, stuck at work....

    April 15, 2013

  • Jonathan C.

    Sadly due to health issues, I will be unable to make this event. Apologies to the speaker and everyone who I was hoping to meet there.

    April 15, 2013

  • Chris M.

    I will be late as I have to be in Cambridge, arriving about 8.30, apologies but hope to say hi

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    In town for LBF, promoting CC licensed ebooks.

    April 4, 2013

    • Jim K.

      Great! see you there

      April 7, 2013

  • Dave L.

    Do my best

    March 16, 2013

  • Dave L.

    This looks great, I'll try and get there.

    March 16, 2013

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