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September 21, 2016

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x5D: Conference Report, 1st Half of 2016

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss Conservancy's conference trips and presentations during the first half of 2016.

This show was released on Wednesday 21 September 2016; its running time is 00:53:28.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:38)


Tags: faif, OSCON, conferences, FOSDEM, Conservancy

June 4, 2015

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x56: … & We're Back!

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss the VMware lawsuit that Software Freedom Conservancy is funding.

This show was released on Thursday 4 June 2015; its running time is 00:33:52.

Show Notes


Tags: GPL, Debian, conferences, copyleft

March 3, 2015

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x55: Nick Coghlan at LCA 2015

Summary

Bradley and Karen interview Nick Coghlan, who works onn development and test infrastructure for Red Hat and is heavily involved with the Python community.

This show was released on Tuesday 3 March 2015; its running time is 00:40:12.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:35)

Bradley and Karen interviewed Nick Coghlan who works for Red Hat and contributes to various Open Source and Free Software projects such as Python. Nick discussed his work on the infrastructure team at Red Hat, and his advocacy of Kallithea for use for the CPython project.


Tags: faif, conferences, Kallithea

January 29, 2015

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Bradley and Karen interview Carol Smith, Programs and Open Source Community Manager of Google Summer of Code about the program and its policies and procedures.

This show was released on Thursday 29 January 2015; its running time is 00:39:39.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:35)

Bradley encourages those who attend FOSDEM 2015 to attend sign up to attend the Supporter Night Event on 30 January 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.

Segment 1 (00:50:11)

More Show notes for this one coming soon!


Tags: faif, conferences, Google Summer of Code

October 9, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4F: Linus Torvalds' Comments at DebConf 2014

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss and criticize comments made by Linus Torvalds at his Q&A during DebConf 2014 in Portland, OR on 29 August 2014.

This show was released on Thursday 9 October 2014; its running time is 00:38:51.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:37)

Bradley and Karen discuss the Q&A with Linus Torvalds at DebConf 2014 in Portland, OR on 29 August 2014. (01:09)

Segment 1 (04:30)


Tags: faif, GPL, FSF, licensing, Debian, gender, conferences

June 13, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss Gervase Markham's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled Mozilla: Licensing In The Trenches.

This show was released on Thursday 13 June 2013; its running time is 01:11:55.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:34)

Segment 1 (00:04:57)

Gerv's slides from his FOSDEM 2013 talk can be downloaded from FOSDEM's website.

Segment 2 (00:51:48)

Bradley and Karen discuss Gerv's talk.


Tags: Creative Commons, licensing, non-profit, copyright, IBM, conferences, FOSDEM

May 28, 2013

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                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x3D: Conference Behavior Redux

Summary

Karen and Bradley discuss the sexist comment issue that occurred a few months ago at PyCon USA 2013.

This show was released on Tuesday 28 May 2013; its running time is 00:39:23.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:34)


Tags: faif, gender, conferences

September 27, 2012

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                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x32: Matthew Garrett on UEFI at LinuxCon North America 2012

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Matthew Garrett's talk, Linux in a UEFI Secure Boot World talk from LinuxCon North America 2012.

This show was released on Thursday 27 September 2012; its running time is 01:05:28.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Segment 1 (08:43)

The slides from Matthew Garrett's LinuxCon North America 2012 talk, Linux in a UEFI Secure Boot World are available.

Segment 2 (51:35)


Tags: faif, conferences, Restricted Boot

August 14, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Karen and Bradley discuss OSCON and GUADEC.

This show was released on Tuesday 14 August 2012; its running time is 00:39:53.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Segment 1 (17:56)


Tags: faif, OSCON, conferences

June 19, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x2C: FOSDEM 2012: Laurent's Open Licences before European Courts

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Philippe Laurent's FOSDEM 2012 talk, Open Licences before European Courts from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Tuesday 19 June 2012; its running time is 00:44:07.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Karen and Bradley mention there is one talk remaining after this one from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

Segment 1 (03:04)

Philippe's slides are available from faif.us. Note: the slides are licensed differently than the show: they are CC-By-SA-3.0-Unported (rather than -USA).

Segment 2 (32:22)


Tags: faif, GPL, copyright, conferences, FOSDEM

May 22, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Richard Fontana's Linux Collaboration Summit 2012 talk, The Decline of the GPL, and What To Do About It.

This show was released on Tuesday 22 May 2012; its running time is 01:19:27.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Karen mentioned a legal summit where Richard and Karen spoke; the same event where the organizers said having Bradley speak would be the same as having the caterers speak.

Segment 1 (04:46)

Fontana's slides for this talk are available on Fontana's website.

Note that this talk is a longer version of Ricahrd Fontana's FOSDEM 2012 talk, The (possible) decline of the GPL, and what to do about it from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

Segment 2 (57:24)

Bradley and Karen discuss Fontana's talk.


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, copyright, Richard Fontana, LibreOffice, OpenOffice, Oracle, conferences

April 25, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x27: FOSDEM 2012: Randal's Legal Hygiene

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Allison Randal's FOSDEM 2012 talk, FLOSSing for Good Legal Hygiene: Stories from the Trenches from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Wednesday 25 April 2012; its running time is 01:04:56.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Bradley talked about the #faif IRC conversation regarding hot milk recipe and its copyright. (01:54)

Segment 1 (07:10)

Allison's slides are available from faif.us.

Segment 2 (35:00)


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, conferences, FOSDEM

March 13, 2012

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                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x24: App Store Panel

Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Panel on Application Stores, moderated by Richard Fontana, with Giovanni Battista Gallus, Bradley M. Kuhn, and Hugo Roy from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Tuesday 13 March 2012; its running time is 00:47:28.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Karen and Bradley introduce the panel.

Segment 1 (02:15)

This is the recording of the panel. Some of the questions aren't completely audible, but Dan did a pretty good job boosting it in places.

Segment 2 (35:04)


Tags: faif, conferences, FOSDEM

February 28, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss John Sullivan's talk entitled Is Copyleft Being Framed? from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Tuesday 28 February 2012; its running time is 00:56:19.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Segment 1 (06:35)

Segment 1 (37:23)


Tags: faif, conferences, FOSDEM

February 14, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
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Summary

Karen and Bradley play and discuss Ambjörn Elder's talk entitled Methods of FOSS Activism from the FOSDEM 2012 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom.

This show was released on Tuesday 14 February 2012; its running time is 00:44:44.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Bradley and Karen summarize some of the logistics of FOSDEM.

Segment 1 (08:08)

You can follow along with Ambjörn's slides for his talk while you listen.

Segment 2 (24:04)


Tags: faif, conferences, FOSDEM

January 31, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x21: Inspirational Conference Talks

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss Jacob Appelbaum's talk at Linux Conf Australia 2012, as well as other conference talks.

This show was released on Tuesday 31 January 2012; its running time is 00:38:58.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:35)

Segment 0 (18:51)


Tags: faif, security, conferences

Free as in Freedom is produced by Dan Lynch of danlynch.org. Theme music written and performed by Mike Tarantino with Charlie Paxson on drums.

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