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