Richard Stallman falls ill at conference

Richard Stallman, suffered from health problems during a talk he was giving this afternoon in Barcelona, eventually suspending the rest of his talk.

This is counter to some reports on social media that he apparently had a heart attack.

Stallman, 59, speaking today at the North Campus of the Polytechnic University of Cataluna on the dangers of a digital society. He was about halfway through his talk when he began to feel the effects of what was reported in the Spanish press to be high blood pressure or hypertension.



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