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November 11, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x50: Big Announcements & Evans' FOSDEM 2014 Talk

Summary

Karen and Bradley announce Conservancy's DMCA filing and Conservancy and FSF's joint launch of the copyleft.org project, and then discuss Eileen Evans' FOSDEM 2014 talk, entitled Licensing Models and Building an Open Source Community.

This show was released on Tuesday 11 November 2014; its running time is 01:13:10.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Segment 1 (19:38)

This is a recording of Eileen Evans' FOSDEM 2014 talk, entitled Licensing Models and Building an Open Source Community. If you'd rather watch the video, which includes the slides from her talk, it's available on FOSDEM's site.

Segment 2 (46:40)


Tags: faif, commercial, licensing, non-profit, copyright, CLAs, copyleft

September 23, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x4E: IRS Refusal Redux

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss the key differences between 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations in the USA, and discuss recent refusals by the IRS to grant such statuses to Open Source and Free Software orgs.

This show was released on Tuesday 23 September 2014; its running time is 00:49:25.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Segment 1 (39:43)

Conservancy and OSI jointly announced a working group on IRS applications and denials. (40:49)


Tags: faif, non-profit, Form 1023

May 27, 2014

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x45: I'm Board

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss the details, what to worry about, and what the usual duties are when serving on a Board of Directors for a USA non-profit. The discussion is primarily about 501(c)(3) organizations, but at the end they spend some time discussing 501(c)(6) organizations as well.

This show was released on Tuesday 27 May 2014; its running time is 01:02:56.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:44)

Segment 1 (00:32:25)


Tags: faif, non-profit

October 17, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x43: State of the GNUnion

Summary

Karen and Bradley listen to and discuss John Sullivan's talk from FOSDEM 2013, entitled State of the GNUnion.

This show was released on Thursday 17 October 2013; its running time is 01:19:37.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:00:33)

Karen and Bradley introduce the talk.

Segment 1 (00:01:58)

The slides for John's talk are available, and the source of those slides is available too.

Segment 1 (00:54:31)

Segment 2 (01:14:53)

Private Internet Access became a new GNOME Advisory Board Member.


Tags: faif, GNU, GPL, FSF, non-profit, copyright, FOSDEM

August 14, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x41: Interview with Jim Zemlin at OSCON 2013

Summary

Bradley and Karen interview Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the The Linux Foundation.

This show was released on Wednesday 14 August 2013; its running time is 00:37:16.

Show Notes

Bradley and Karen interview Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the The Linux Foundation.

Segment 0 (00:00:33)

Bradley and Karen introduce the interview.

Segment 1 (00:03:03)

Bradley and Karen interview Jim Zemlin.

Segment 2 (00:25:23)


Tags: faif, commercial, non-profit

June 13, 2013

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x3E: Mozilla - Licensing in the Trenches

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 29, 2012

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] 0x2A: Conservancy's Compliance Project

Summary

Karen and Bradley discuss Software Freedom Conservancy's announcement regarding its coordinated license compliance program.

This show was released on Tuesday 29 May 2012; its running time is 00:32:53.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Karen and Bradley discuss Software Freedom Conservancy's announcement regarding its coordinated license compliance program.


Tags: faif, GPL, licensing, non-profit, copyright

December 16, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x1E: Our Non-Profits Considered

Summary

Karen and Bradley discuss recent debates about the value of non-profit organizations for Free Software.

This show was released on Friday 16 December 2011; its running time is 00:44:33.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)


Tags: FSF, non-profit, Richard Fontana

November 11, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x1C: Adam Dingle of Yorba

Summary

Karen interviews Adam Dingle of Yorba, and Bradley and Karen briefly discuss the interview.

This show was released on Friday 11 November 2011; its running time is 00:51:23.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:33)

Segment 1 (02:45)

Segment 2 (41:08)


Tags: faif, non-profit, Form 1023

October 25, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x1B: Two Executive Directors

Summary

Bradley and Karen discuss their jobs, particularly fundraising, and plans for future shows.

This show was released on Tuesday 25 October 2011; its running time is 00:31:47.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:36)

Segment 1 (29:28)


Tags: faif, non-profit

July 5, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x13: Torts and 1023s

Summary

Karen and Bradley discuss the USAmerican legal system in regard to torts, and the current delays from the USA IRS on 501(c)(3) non-profit applications (i.e., Form 1023s).

This show was released on Tuesday 5 July 2011; its running time is 00:39:49.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:48)

Segment 1 (12:50)


Tags: faif, non-profit, tort, Form 1023

April 26, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x0E: Open Source Projects and Corporate Entanglement

Summary

This episode is a recording of Richard Fontana's talk, Open Source Projects and Corporate Entanglement from the 2011 Linux Collaboration Summit, with some commentary from Bradley and Karen on the talk.

This show was released on Tuesday 26 April 2011; its running time is 01:02:48.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:34)

Segment 1 (03:48)

Segment 2 (48:25)


Tags: faif, GNU, licensing, non-profit, Richard Fontana

March 15, 2011

[Get cast in Ogg/Vorbis
                                          format] [Get cast in MP3 format] Episode 0x0B: Free Software Project Non-Profit Existence

Summary

Bradley and Karen have an introductory discussion on how non-profit governance interacts with Free Software projects and what issues are important for developers who want their project to have a non-profit existence.

This show was released on Tuesday 15 March 2011; its running time is 00:34:42.

Show Notes

Segment 0 (00:37)


Tags: faif, non-profit

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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