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Friday, April 28 • 20:00 - 20:50
Beyond Proprietary: The Code You Can Go to Jail for Writing

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Software has eaten the world, and all too often, that code is a black box not just designed to be unauditable, but to be illegal to audit, to improve, to reconfigure. Software freedom is human freedom: not because 'information wants to be free,' but because people can't be free in an information age when their information technology is designed to control them.

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Cory Doctorow

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Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist and journalist — the co-editor of Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and the author of many books, most recently WALKAWAY, a novel for adults, IN REAL LIFE, a graphic novel; INFORMATION DOESN’T WANT TO BE FREE, a book about earnin... Read More →


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