Tagged: FOSS

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS 0

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS RMS was addressing the gathering of 4th International GPLv3 conference at Bangalore. He was in his regual mood with the software freedoms (a) the freedom to use the software, (b) the freedom to copy and share the software, (c) the freedom to modify...

Free and Open Source Software at Allahabad High Court 0

Free and Open Source Software at Allahabad High Court

I got a mail on BLUG list from Moinak Ghosh about Hon’ble Mr. Justice Yatindra Singh, Hon’ble Chairman, Computerization Committee, Allahabad High Court. And his talk at SUN Technology Conference. And the mail spoke about the knowledge of this extrodinary gentleman about FOSS and its implementation at Allahabad High Court. The mail also...

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign 0

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign

As you know VTU FLOSS Petition was handed over to VTU registrar since we couldn’t meet the VC . Many of my friends blogged about this. The message in the blogs has reached VTU. Yesterday I got a call from VTU registrar inquiring me about this post. He was not very happy about...

VTU – FLOSS Campaign status 0

VTU – FLOSS Campaign status

Our visit to VTU-Belagum was very disappointing. The VC didn’t keep his word….adding to our grieve VC was in Bangalore. And got to know that he will be in Bangalore two out of seven days. ——————copy of the appointment which I got————————– Dear Thejesh G.N. I am pleased to inform you that our...

Hammerstein’s Letter to Indian MPs about patent laws. 0

Hammerstein’s Letter to Indian MPs about patent laws.

21 March 2005 — David Hammerstein, Member of the European Parliament, sent a letter to the Indian Members of Parliament on the subject of the patentability of software, which is subject of a bill tabled in the Indian Parliament on 18 March by Minister for Commerce & Industry Shri Kamal Nath To Mr....

Let us get Indianized Creative Commons 1

Let us get Indianized Creative Commons

With Indians making their presence felt online it becomes necessary to have a proper/legal way to share their creations. Creative Commons is the best and cheapest way to share your art, music or knowledge. There are around 29 internationalized versions of creative commons. The time has arrived for India to have its own...