[sf-lug] Linux Users' Group of Davis, August 16: Short film screening "Patent Absurdity"
nbs at sonic.net
Sat Aug 7 03:37:06 PDT 2010
The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) will be holding its next meeting on:
August 16, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The meeting will be held at:
Explorit Science Center (Mace Ranch Facility)
3141 5th Street
Davis, California 95616
"Patent Absurdity: How Software Patents Broke the System" screening
This short film explores the case of software patents and the history
of judicial activism that led to their rise, and the harm being done
to software developers and the wider economy. The film is based on a
series of interviews conducted during the Supreme Court's review of
'in re Bilski' -- a case that could have profound implications for
the patenting of software.
For more details on this meeting, visit:
For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:
The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
and Free Software.
Since 1999, LUGOD has held regular meetings with guest speakers
in Davis, California, as well as other events in Davis and the greater
Sacramento region. Events are always free and open to the public.
Please visit our website for more details: http://www.lugod.org/
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
(Your address: sf-lug at linuxmafia.com )
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