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NYC LOCAL: Saturday 15 September 2012 Software Freedom Day Gathering New
NYC LOCAL: Saturday 15 September 2012 Software Freedom Day Gathering New York City
15 Sep 2012 03:35:52 -0400
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Routers, Law, Invisible History,
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Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:03:44 -0400
From: forest mars <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: NYLUG Technical Discussion <email@example.com>
Subject: [nylug-talk] Software Freedom Day - This Saturday at ITP (Interactive
The 5th annual Software Freedom Day
NYC<http://cfsg.org/Software-Freedom-Day-2012>will take place on
Saturday September 15, 2012 from 6:30-10:00 pm.
The New York celebratory event will be held this year at ITP, NYU's school
for the Interactive Telecommunications Program, located at 721 Broadway
(between 8th Street & Washington Place.)
As in previous years this will be a celebration of the merits and
successes of free software, with food & drinks and a short program of
speakers. This is also a "hack friendly" event; we will have 2 large
breakout rooms so bring your laptop to demonstrate a project you're working
on or engage in informal collaboration.
At 8:00 pm there will be a short program including presentations. Scheduled
- James Vasile of the Software Freedom Law Center on "Free Software vs
Censorship and Surveillance"
- "Wikipedia Takes Manhattan=94 -- presented by Wikimedia NYC (following
up on this afternoon=92s photo-walk departing Bowling Green at 3pm, and
arriving at ITP at 7pm)
- Jon Stanley on the Fedora project
- Occupy <3s Open Source -- presented by
the NYCGA (NYC General Assembly)
as well as short talks on other free software projects and distributions.
After this program there will be a reception, including a key signing.
For full event information please see the official announcement at
For more information about Software Freedom Day see the Wikipedia entry:
"In theory, theory and practice are exactly the same.
In practice, they're completely different."
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Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:37:59 -0400
From: ISOC-NY announcements <email@example.com>
Subject: [isoc-ny] Software Freedom Day & Wikipedia takes Manhattan next
They say it never rains but it pours, but Sun is forecast for next Saturday
when a plethora of events overtake NYC including Wikimedia NYC's 4th Annual
walk and shoot. Not mentioned below is that that same day there will also
be an Occupy Town Square in Washington Square from 11am-7pm with lots of
diversions. Don't worry - the police riot is not scheduled until Monday..
And one of Occupy's best will present at the Software Freedom shindig so
even if you can't make the town square you can still get in on the 99%
action! - joly
joly posted: "Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) that has occurred annually since 2004.
This year's NYC event will be at NYU ITP this Saturday Sep 15 2012. For
events in other locations check the map. What: So"
[image: Software Freedom Day] <http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/>Softwa=
Freedom Day <http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/> (SFD) is a worldwide
celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) that has occurred
annually since 2004. This year's NYC
event<http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/2012/USA/NY/NYC>will be at
NYU ITP this Saturday Sep 15 2012. For events in other locations
check the map <http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/map/index.php?year=3D2012>.
*What*: Software Freedom Day
*When*: Saturday Sep 15 2012 : 6:30-10:00 pm
*Where*: NYU ITP, 721 Broadway NYC
[image: Wikis Take
with, and as part of, Software Freedom Day, WikiMedia NYC is
- a scavenger hunt and photo contest aimed at illustrating
Wikipedia articles covering the wondrous sights of the isle of Manhattan,
as part of the wider Wiki Loves Monuments USA.
*What*: Wikipedia Takes Manhattan 2012 <http://wikilovesmonuments.us/>
*Where*: Starts at 3pm in Bowling Green Park NYC
*When*: Saturday September 15 2012: 3pm-6.30pm
*Trouble clicking?* Copy and paste this URL into your browser:
Joly MacFie 218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
VP (Admin) - ISOC-NY - http://isoc-ny.org
Internet Society - NYC Metropolitan Area Chapter
'The Internet is for Everyone."
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Jay Sulzberger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
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