Software Piracy Presentation (Re: [oclug] OCLUG Presentation Topic)
linuxdoctor at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 2 12:40:21 EDT 2001
--- Dave Edwards <amoamasam at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I'm joining this thread late (Software Piracy etc.). This is
becoming a fairly visible
> issue in
> the larger public mind; I bet we could get a local TV news item on
> meeting. It would be a public service, and beside that, free
> for Linux and OCLUG. I've seen pieces on this subject on all the
> news programmes. CJOH or RO are shoo-ins.
Yes, no doubt. Especially after we tell them that we're a Free
Software Advocacy group, that many of our members are against
copyright and intellectual "property" and even some of us are
revolutionaries bent on taking over the world.
That would definitely bring out the media.
"A lot of people are rushing in [to Open Source] ... These people say 'I'm an open source advocate' but they're actually not. They just want to get rich quick ... and that could pervert the revolution."
-- Eric Allman
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