Conservancy, Evergreen’s Non-Profit Home

Bradley M. Kuhn

Thursday 26 April 2012

In The Beginning …

Ye Ol’ Four Freedoms

… Then Freedom Eluded Us

Who Invented Licensing?

Some think he did:

As the majority of hobbyists must be aware, most of you steal your software. … [If] software is something to share … You prevent good software from being written.

Who Fixed this Problem?

Who Fixed this Problem?


MIT AI Lab: The Golden Age

GNU Project

Proprietary Software Grows

Proprietary Harms Users Too

Free Software Helps?

Copy, Right?

Free Software Copyright License

The Danger of Our Success

Where Things Are Heading

Software Freedom Governance?

Non-Profits are Different

What Can USA NPOs Do?

Funding Through Conservancy

Fiscal Oversight

What You Won’t Find Here:

There weren’t any of these in your conference bag:

What You Won’t Find Here:

There won’t be a mind reader at the reception Friday:

Fiscal Oversight

What’s Special About Evergreen?

Next for Evergreen in Conservancy?

More Info and This Talk’s License

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