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Linux@work Europe Changes Panel Plans in Response to 'Shared Source'

May 06, 2001, 22:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roberto Zicari)

[ Thanks to Roberto Zicari for this link. ]

May 6, 2001--Kronberg In view of the recent attack of Microsoft to the Open Source Software movement, the organizers of Linux@work Europe, LogOn Technology Transfer, decided to change the original title of the two panel discussions "Linux in the Public Administration" to be held at Linux@work Oslo, May 9 and Stockholm, May 10 to:

"Does Open Source Software Threaten Intellectual Property?"

The panels with new focus will address the following questions:

  • Does Open Source Software Threaten Intellectual Property?
  • What is the difference between the GPL and Microsoft Shared Source strategy?
  • Does Open Source creates security risks?
  • Does Open Souce creates software instability?

Panelists will include:
Robert J Chassel, Founding Director of the Free Software Foundation, and representatives from Borland, Compaq, Datarespons, Hewlett-Packard, Lotus Development, Novell, Peregrine Systems, and SGI.

Linux@work Oslo will be held on May 9:
http://www.ltt.de/linux_at_work.2001/oslo.shtml

Linux@work Stockholm will be held on May 10:
http://www.ltt.de/linux_at_work.2001/stockholm.shtml