Free as in Freedom

A bi-weekly discussion of legal, policy, and other issues in the open source and software freedom community (including occasional interviews) from Brooklyn, New York, USA. Presented by Karen Sandler and Bradley M. Kuhn.


0x68: Molly De Blanc at CopyleftConf 2019

Bradley and Karen enjoy and discuss Molly De Blanc's keynote at the first annual CopyleftConf, entitled The Margins of Software Freedom, followed by an exclusive interview with Molly!

Show Notes:Segment 0 (00:37)
  • Bradley mentioned (without the title) the film, When a Stranger Calls, which is indeed a real movie, not a TV movie, and was from the late 1970s — although Bradley saw it on TV sometime in the 1980s. (02:15)
  • Segment 1 (04:11)

    A recording of Molly De Blanc's keynote at the first annual (2019) CopyleftConf, entitled entitledThe Margins of Software Freedom. Slides for Molly's talk are available on her gitlab account.

    Segment 2 (20:11)

    Bradley and Karen talk about the keynote and set up the interview.

    Segment 3 (23:56)

    Extended interview with Molly from on site at CopyleftConf 2019!

    Segment 4 (34:06)
    • Bradley and Karen discuss what ideas Molly's interview got them thinking about.
    • Bradley wrote a blog post about Delta's anti-union marketing. (40:50)
    • Molly De Blanc is now an employee at the GNOME Foundation and President of the Open Source Initiative (52:53)

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