Date: Sunday, April 27th
Location: Haskell-111, Bellingham Linuxfest Northwest
Abstract: What is copyright? Where did it come from? How long is it? How do I use it or opt out? This presentation will focus on the basics of copyright and how it applies to code. Topics will include: a short history copyright, the current opt out system, DMCA 101, first sale doctrine, basics of licensing, EULA’s, public domain, share alike provisions, and attribution. Feel free to ask questions at any point.