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On March 25, 2017, at LibrePlanet's 2017 conference, Eben Moglen spoke on the subject of the free software movement in the age of Trump.

Abstract: The most powerful man in the world has no respect for freedom of speech or the rule of law. The free software movement came into existence fighting to prevent a future which is now our present. Ready or not, we have entered a new phase. Training is over. Here's the plan.

Also, we would like to acknowledge here the kind remarks of Richard Stallman who has been Eben's friend for over 20 years.



On June 8th, 2016, the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) filed a brief amici curiae in Samsung Electronics v. Apple Inc. before the United States Supreme Court. In its brief, SFLC argues that design patents are unconstitutional and that the total profits damages rule is therefore constitutionally infirm.

The brief is available to download as a pdf.


On May 2, 2016 Eben Moglen and Mishi Choudhary presented the opening keynote address at the 10th annual Re:publica conference in Berlin, Germany. You can watch a video of the address here

Abstract: During the period from 2016 – 2025, the "other half" of the human race will be connected to the Net. Providing connection to the world's poor is the greatest act of social justice, educational opportunity and economic equalization within our power.

See also the original program description.


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