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.

http://faif.us/cast/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 137 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 4 hours 48 minutes

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0x62: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today? (Part III)


Bradley and Karen have the last pre-talk installment of discussing the preparation for their joint keynote at FOSDEM 2019, entitled: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?: Confessions of Activists Who Try But Fail to Avoid Proprietary Software. This episode is the third of three episodes where Bradley and Karen record their preparation conversations for this keynote address...


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 2019-03-12  28m
 
 

0x61: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today? (Part II)


Bradley and Karen continue the process of preparing their joint keynote at FOSDEM 2019, entitled: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?: Confessions of Activists Who Try But Fail to Avoid Proprietary Software. This episode is the second of three episodes where Bradley and Karen record their preparation conversations for this keynote address...


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 2019-02-19  35m
 
 

0x60: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today? (Part I)


Show NotesSummary

Bradley and Karen pull back the curtain and begin the process of preparing their joint keynote at FOSDEM 2019, entitled: Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?: Confessions of Activists Who Try But Fail to Avoid Proprietary Software. This episode is the first of multiple episodes where Bradley and Karen record their preparation conversations for this keynote address...


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 2019-01-13  36m
 
 

0x5F: Was 2018 the Year of Non-FOSS Licensing?


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:36)

Bradley and Karen discuss ideas for what to do with the oggcast going forward.

Segment 2 (07:49)
  • Bradley mentioned the field of endeavor restriction in Open Source Defintion. (09:20)
  • Bradley mentioned how badly Amazon treats its workers who pack boxes, which was widely reported this month (10:22)...


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 2018-12-31  36m
 
 

0x5E: Conservancy's ContractPatch Initiative


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:38)
  • Software Freedom Conservancy has two blogposts and a mailing list to discuss the Contract Patch initiative (02:40).
  • Bradley searched for the NPR story he mentioned but just couldn't find it, but he did fine a similar one covering terms of service agreements (08:30)
  • Karen mentioned the the Outreachy Project of Conservancy...


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 2016-11-01  50m
 
 

0x5D: Conference Report, 1st Half of 2016


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:38)
  • Bradley attended and spoke at FOSDEM 2016 and LinuxConf Australia 2016 (03:10)
  • Bradley and Karen co-coordinated the FOSDEM 2016 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom (04:43)
  • Tom Marble did an interview-format discussion with Richard M...


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 2016-09-21  53m
 
 

0x5D: Conference Report, 1st Half of 2016


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:38)
  • Bradley attended and spoke at FOSDEM 2016 and LinuxConf Australia 2016 (03:10)
  • Bradley and Karen co-coordinated the FOSDEM 2016 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom (04:43)
  • Tom Marble did an interview-format discussion with Richard M...


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 2016-09-21  53m
 
 

0x5C: Basic FLOSS Concepts: Licensing 101


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:35)
  • Bradley mentioned the phrase “fixed in a tangible medium” which appears in the USA copyright law. (03:10)
  • Bradley mentioned the Sherman Antitrust act. (04:05)
  • Bradley mentioned the card game Pit (04:15)
  • Bradley jokingly quoted Mit Romney's famous gaffe, “Corporations are people, my friend.” (04:44)
  • Bradley read Title 17, the USA Copyright act many times...


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 2016-09-02  1h2m
 
 

0x59: Audio Killed the Video Star


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:36)
  • Bradley said in the before time — in the long long ago, which is a reference to the South Park parody of the ST:TOS episode, Miri (01:30)
  • Bradley mentioned when Karen Sandler left the GNOME Foundation and took over Bradley's old job as Executive Director of Conservancy. (02:20)
  • Karen mentioned that Bradley used to be Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation, a position now held by John Sullivan...


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 2016-08-18  26m
 
 

0x58: Debian Copyright Aggregation


Show NotesSegment 0 (00:38)

Note: While it was released just after DebConf16, this episode was recorded well before DebConf16; the discussions about DebConf refer to DebConf15.

  • Bradley mentioned his talk at DebConf. This was recorded before DebConf 16, so Bradley is talking about DebConf 15, which was summarized in this blog post and his keynote from DebConf15. A video of that talk is available...


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 2016-07-14  39m