Eben Moglen on Microsoft’s summer of fear

Eben Moglen spoke at the Red Hat Summit last week.

Imagine a party who engages in recurrent threats every summer time for years on end. On a sort of annual Be Very Afraid tour. I know it sounds absurd. Imagine now that what happens is that the annual Be Very Afraid tour starts creating terrible pushback…

Listen to the ogg/theora version – 5 minutes long.

Update: Full text of The “Be very afraid” tour now on wikisource.

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  1. […] Moglen continued, the laughter of the audience (which got the double analogy) grew and grew. "I know, it sounds absurd," Moglen said, smiling, rocking back-and-forth, thoroughly enjoying the […]