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Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 14 November 2007 NYLUG: James Vasile on GPL3 an
Re: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 14 November 2007 NYLUG: James Vasile on GPL3 and the Tribes
Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:29:52 +0100
"James Vasile holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from Columbia Law School,
where he was a member of the law review and a Stone Scholar. He also
has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from
Fordham University. He spent several years in the litigation
department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he worked on a range of
cases and dealt with a variety of new media issues. Vasile has also
contributed code and documentation to numerous FOSS software projects.
He is admitted to practice in the State of New York."
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> Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:30:01 -0500 (EST)
> Subject: [nylug-announce] TOMORROW! WEDNESDAY: NYLUG presents James Vasile
> on GPL3,
> FOSS Legal Primer & The Interaction of Licenses & Communities
> REMINDER: This meeting is tomorrow, RSVP closes TODAY
> Visit http://rsvp.nylug.org to see if RSVP is still open.
> Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 *RSVP CLOSES TUESDAY BUT SEE BELOW*
> 6:30pm-8:00 PM
> 76th 9th Ave., between 15th and 16th St.
> 4th Floor, enter near 16th Street
> ** RSVP Closes at 2:30pm the day before the meeting (sharp!) ***
> Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
> Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/
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> Latecomers can sign in, but it means having to sign in and
> possibly wait a bit.
> PLEASE NOTE: If you miss the RSVP cutoff you can still come to the
> meeting and sign in.
> James Vasile, Free Software Law Center
> GPL3, The FOSS Legal Primer,
> and The Interaction of Licenses & Communities
> Please join us on Wednesday evening, for a presentation by James
> Vasile of the Free Software Law Center on several legal topics of
> interest to users of Free and Open Source Software. While version
> three of the GPL is now old news, there are still some points about
> it worth discussing, and many still have questions about what makes
> it different from previous versions of the widely-used GNU General
> Public License.
> James will also be talking to us about the interaction between
> licenses and communities.
> Further Information:
> * Free Software Law Center
> * GNU General Public License v. 3 (GNU GPL)
> * Dragging developers towards the core:
> How the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community enhances
> developers' contribution
> About James Vasile:
> James Vasile holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from Columbia Law School,
> where he was a member of the law review and a Stone Scholar. He also
> has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from
> Fordham University. He spent several years in the litigation
> department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he worked on a range of
> cases and dealt with a variety of new media issues. Vasile has also
> contributed code and documentation to numerous FOSS software projects.
> He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
> Meeting Location:
> Please note that this meeting will be held at Google, 76 9th Ave,
> 4th floor, between 15th and 16th Streets, and not at IBM. This is
> the old Port Authority Building, and takes up the entire block.
> You want the entrance nearest 16th Ave.
> Free Refreshments!
> Google is also graciously providing refreshments during the
> Our friends at Prentice-Hall kindly provide us with review copies
> of various new titles. One of these could be yours, all you have
> to do is agree to review the book within a reasonable period of
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> strongly encouraged to attend also.
> The workshops meet every other Tuesday, at the NY Public Library,
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