Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Website on free software inaugurated

Website on free software inaugurated

Minister M. Vijayakumar inaugurating the website of the ‘Free Software Free Society’ international conference.

Express News Service 14 Nov 2008 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:

Minister M. Vijayakumar inaugurated the website of the upcoming international conference ‘Free Software, Free Society’, here on Thursday.

The website will provide details of the conference.

The conference is being organised by the State Government jointly with free software community here from December 9 to 11. The conference will bring together the practitioners of free software from across the world. Free Software movement founder Richard M. Stallman, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Free Software legal expert Eben Moglen and Venezuelan former Minister of Planning Prof Felipe Perez Martin are some of the dignitaries expected to participate. The conference is expected to be one of the largest technological conferences held in Kerala. Talks on various free software technologies will also be conducted.

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