June 2, 2007

Eben Moglen: How to change the world (video)

Author: JT Smith

Professor Eben Moglen is a polished speaker, a true orator. It is a real treat to hear him speak, and if you ever get a chance to do so, I heartily recommend that you do. I learned last week that he communicates just as well in one-on-one sessions.

Following a wide-ranging interview on the last day of the Red Hat Summit in San Diego, during which he covered GPLv3; described his personal and professional history with Microsoft's General Counsel, Brad Smith; revealed his geek side describing his years as a programmer; and told the real story behind the very successful Phil Zimmerman defense team, which stared down the NSA and why it was the feds which blinked, Eben shared with me a lesson he had learned from Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

It only takes two things, he told me, to change the world. Here's how.


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