Libre Software Meeting : Brussels 8 - 11 July 2013

Posted by henke54 on Jul 2, 2013 12:47 PM EDT
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Members of the European Parliament and public administrations working with free and open source software solutions are getting together at the Libre Software Meeting, taking place in Brussels between 8 and 11 July. One of the session actually takes place at the European Parliament, on 9 July, as a meeting of the Legal Affairs parliamentary committee.

Members of the European Parliament and public administrations working with free and open source software solutions are getting together at the Libre Software Meeting, taking place in Brussels between 8 and 11 July. One of the session actually takes place at the European Parliament, on 9 July, as a meeting of the Legal Affairs parliamentary committee.

The EP session will see MEPs including Klaus-Heiner Lehne and Rainer Wieland discuss with Eben Moglen, chairman of the US-based Software Freedom Law Center and Jutta Kreyss, IT-architect for the German city of Munich and Giancarlo Vilella, heading the European Parliament's IT organisation.

Moglen and FSF founder Richard Stallman earlier on that Tuesday will have discussed about 'Power, Technology and Liberty' with MEPs Ioannis Tsoukalas, Judith Sargentini, Christel Schaldemose and Nils Torvalds.

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