Community: Dr. Peter Salus as keynote speaker at University of Aarhus, Denmark

[ Thanks to Frederik
for this link. ]

Aarhus Linux User Group (AaLUG) has invited Dr. Peter Salus to
come to Denmark as a keynote speaker at the University of


Dr. Peter Salus – Trauma on the Internet (Monday,
February 25)

Over the decades since the beginning of the ARPAnet in 1969, a
variety of mishaps has bedeviled the networks. In addition to bad
software and bad routers, the past ten years have brought us
natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, hurricanes), malicious
mischief (e.g. DDoS attacks, Code Red, Nimda), terrestrial and
maritime cable cuts (Ohio, China Sea), and outright assaults
(9/11). This talk will illustrate the effects and discuss the ways
that the Internet has handled them and what the future may

Dr. Peter Salus – A Decade of Linux (Tuesday, February

Linux was `born’ on 17 September 1991. Since then it has expanded
fantastically and taken on a world-wide presence. This presentation
will examine the growth an development of open and free software,
the forces that impel it, and the milestones in the growth and
development of Linux.

There is no entry fee, of course, and we are lucky to have
Denmark’s biggest Internet Service Provider, TDC Internet, as the main sponsor of the

Should you happen to be in Denmark, February 25-26, we encourage
you to stop by. More info is available at the AaLUG website (in Danish only,
sorry) or by contacting kerne@aalug.dk.

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