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Anthony, Sarah from CCA, Thessaly La Force from Columbia, Gavin, Nelson, Andy Scudder, and Julian at UCR
 
Anthony, Sarah from CCA, Thessaly La Force from Columbia, Gavin, Nelson, Andy Scudder, and Julian at UCR
 
===Introductions===
 
===Introductions===
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====New Members====
 
*Thessaly is a Senior at Columbia
 
*Thessaly is a Senior at Columbia
 
**Met Nelson through Fred
 
**Met Nelson through Fred
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*Anthony is a freshman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
 
*Anthony is a freshman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
 
**Got involved in Linux, open source and free software, and then found out about Lessig's Free Culture and found the org.
 
**Got involved in Linux, open source and free software, and then found out about Lessig's Free Culture and found the org.
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**Question: what was the best way to get new people to join your group?
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====Current Memebers====
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*Gavin Baker at U Florida
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**Got interested in Free Culture around the whole Dmitry Sklyarov, got interested in the conflict of rights with technology which lead to Free Culture and the org
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*Eldo is at U Florida as well
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**Heard about Free Culture on boingboing with the Diebold case and was contacted by Gavin last fall about starting a group
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*Nelson is a Sophmore at Swarthmore
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**Got interested in Linux and open source software, saw Lessig's presentation on Free Culture, and founded the SCDC which became Free Culture.org

Revision as of 02:35, 18 August 2005

Another conference call for those starting a Free Culture chapter.

17 August 2005, 10 p.m. EST

Minutes

Anthony, Sarah from CCA, Thessaly La Force from Columbia, Gavin, Nelson, Andy Scudder, and Julian at UCR

Introductions

New Members

  • Thessaly is a Senior at Columbia
    • Met Nelson through Fred
  • Sarah Romac is 1st year grad student at CCA
  • Julian is a student at the University of California Riverside
    • Got to know Lessig and his ideas, is interested in starting a chapter/donating some time for the org.
  • Anthony is a freshman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
    • Got involved in Linux, open source and free software, and then found out about Lessig's Free Culture and found the org.
    • Question: what was the best way to get new people to join your group?

Current Memebers

  • Gavin Baker at U Florida
    • Got interested in Free Culture around the whole Dmitry Sklyarov, got interested in the conflict of rights with technology which lead to Free Culture and the org
  • Eldo is at U Florida as well
    • Heard about Free Culture on boingboing with the Diebold case and was contacted by Gavin last fall about starting a group
  • Nelson is a Sophmore at Swarthmore
    • Got interested in Linux and open source software, saw Lessig's presentation on Free Culture, and founded the SCDC which became Free Culture.org