11 March 2014
In a panel discussion together with representatives from Red Hat GmbH,
DTAG, synetics GmbH and HMW Consulting Ltd., FSFE's Vice President
Matthias will discuss several edge cases of Free Software. The main
question to answer during the discussion will be whether Free Software
differentiates from proprietary software in every case. The event takes
place at CeBIT from 14:30 until 16:00 in hall 6, block H01 and will be in
Protecting your innovations, CeBIT, Hanover, Germany
12 March 2014
The question if and how to protect innovations is crucial for many
individuals and businesses. FSFE's Vice President Matthias Kirschner
attends a panel discussion which discusses several ways how to approach
this aim. The topics range between copyright methods, software patents, and
their implications for Free Software. The event takes place in hall 8 from
16:30 until 17:15 and is in English.
Berlin Fellowship Meeting with the topic "Earning money with Free Software - (how) is that possible?" in Berlin, Germany
13 March 2014
On Thursday, February 13, there will be the next Berlin Fellowshipmeeting, as usual in the e-lok (near Ostkreuz). This time, Paul and Richard will tell us about diverse possibilities of earning money with Free Sofware. Richard can give us theoretical background and Paul will share his own experience as a Free Software web developer.
As usual, the Fellowship meeting is a good possibility to meet other Fellows as well as other Free Software enthusiasts. You can get good food and best drinks at e-lok for a reasonable price and good mood for no cost. Official start is at 19:30.
16 March 2014
On March 16th at 10:00 during the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, Matthias Kirschner will
give a speech at the Technical University Chemnitz about computers as general
purpose machines and the dangers of limiting the rights of their owners. The
talk, in German, will be held in the central lecture buildung, room V1 at
Reichenhainer Straße 90, Chemnitz.