On Saturday, November 16th, the Software Freedom Law Center co-hosted a hackathon with the FreedomBox Foundation to commemorate the upcoming ten-year anniversary of the FreedomBox project’s founding. At the hackathon, Eben Moglen delivered a speech in which he reflected on the past ten years of FreedomBox and the project’s future.
We are pleased to announce that video recordings of our 2019 Fall Conference are now available in several formats. At this year’s fall conference, leaders from community and industry joined us in New York to discuss the pressing issues of the day, from Cambridge Analytica and the regulation of social media companies to software distribution and the limits of copyright. This year, we also welcomed a diverse panel for a discussion about FOSS in Asia.
In a few short weeks, the Software Freedom Law Center will welcome guests to our 15th Anniversary Fall Conference cohosted by Columbia Law School on Friday, November 1st, 2019. We are pleased to announce our conference program, which may be updated in the coming weeks. SFLC’s free annual conference explores the current legal issues surrounding free and open source software (FOSS). As in previous years, our conference will be attended by counsel, developers, enterprise users, and other members of FOSS communities.
The Software Freedom Law Center is pleased to announce our 15th Anniversary Fall Conference cohosted by Columbia Law School, which will take place on Friday, November 1st, 2019. We will bring together lawyers, developers, enterprise users, and other members of free and open source software (FOSS) communities to join us in exploring legal issues surrounding FOSS.
On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019, SFLC President and Columbia Professor of Law Eben Moglen delivered a keynote address titled Why Freedom of Thought Requires Attention at the re:publica 2019 conference in Berlin, Germany. We are pleased to announce that the transcript of this keynote address is now available.
On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019, SFLC President and Columbia Professor of Law Eben Moglen delivered a keynote address titled Why Freedom of Thought Requires Attention at the re:publica 2019 conference in Berlin, Germany. Professor Moglen’s keynote directly engages with the consequences of humanity’s technological prowess on the abilities to self-govern, communicate, and even think.
On March 22nd, 2018, NPR published a segment by Martin Kaste titled “Investigators Probe Software’s Role In Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes”. The segment contains an interview with Eben Moglen, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and President of SFLC.
Transcripts of every session of SFLC’s 14th Anniversary Fall Conference are now available here: https://softwarefreedom.org/events/2018/annual-conference/transcripts/.
Many memorable moments took place at our conference, like Eben Moglen’s announcement of peace alongside Keith Bergelt of the Open Invention Network and Nicolas Schifano of Microsoft and Eben Moglen’s closing speech about the “New Consensus.”