"On Monday, October 16, a merry band of Penguinistas and BSD
aficionados frolicked in the rain outside the Digital Dividends
Conference organized by the World Resources Institute, at Seattle's
Bell Harbor International Conference Center."
"Demonstrators first swapped mountain climbing stories and
tech tips with Seattle Police in attendance, then opened doors for
conference attendees while attempting to present them with
magazines and CDs, and to inform them of Open Source alternatives
which could present good solutions for some Third World
"The demonstration was called in response to reports on
Techweb.com that Linux companies had been excluded. Subsequent
correspondence between demonstration organizer Tim Hanson and
Conference officials revealed that Red Hat officials had been
invited, though as attendees rather than presenters, but had
declined. No other major Linux vendors had been invited."
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