[kwlug-disc] How's my driving? CLUE policy coordinator

Chris Bruner cbruner at quadro.net
Sat Feb 19 08:39:24 EST 2011


Our Lug is fairly diverse, and we don't normally endorse things as a 
group, however, I personally could get behind clue, if you need 
partitions signed let me know.


On 2/18/2011 12:15 PM, Russell McOrmond wrote:
> Sorry for the possibly off-topic intrusion from someone outside of KW.
>
> Every once in a while I like to re-introduce myself to fellow Linux
> users.  I'm the policy coordinator for CLUE: Canada's association for
> Open Source http://cluecan.ca/policy/
>
> The area of policy that I have been most active in is federal
> copyright law.  I have been attending almost all of the Bill C-32
> committee hearings in person, posting my thoughts about each meeting
> to http://billc32.ca/com
>
> I don't know when I will be invited to speak in front of the
> committee, but I want to ensure that I am representing Free/Libre and
> Open Source Software developers and users well when I do.
>
> If you haven't seen our copyright policy summary, it is at
> http://www.cluecan.ca/policy/copyright
>
> If you like it, consider trying to convince your local LUG or other
> FLOSS associated group to endorse it.  There are also two petitions
> that CLUE has endorsed that you may consider having your association
> endorse, and possibly coordinate collecting signatures.
>
> If you want to talk about any of the policy in detail, including how
> Bill C-32 will impact FLOSS developers and users, the best place is
> likely the CLUE general discussion forum http://www.cluecan.ca/lists
>
> Thanks, and chat more later.
>
> Note: Please forward this to other local LUG/etc groups you may be
> part of.  The more that are aware of our work in Ottawa, and the more
> feedback and discussion we receive, the better.
>
> --
> Russell McOrmond, Internet Consultant:<http://www.flora.ca/>
> Please help us tell the Canadian Parliament to protect our property
> rights as owners of Information Technology. Sign the petition!
> http://fix.billc32.ca/petition/ict/
>
> "The government, lobbied by legacy copyright holders and hardware
>   manufacturers, can pry my camcorder, computer, home theatre, or
>   portable media player from my cold dead hands!"
>
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