Eben Moglen: How I discovered Free Software and met RMS (video)


Author: Joe Barr

In this, the fifth and penultimate edition of our weeklong series of video clips taken from our interview with Professor Eben Moglen at the Red Hat Summit in San Diego, the good professor explains how he came to meet and do legal work for Richard Stallman. Professor Moglen grew up in an era where software was more free than it is today. In this clip he talks about his path eventually crossed that of Richard Stallman, and how they came to work together to make software free once more.

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The runtime on this clip is almost 11 minutes long. Click the image of Professor Moglen to view the video in Ogg format.

Previous videos in this series:

Eben Moglen: GPLv3 not about MS and Novell

Eben Moglen: MS should remove patents from Novell agreement

Eben Moglen: It’s not easy being a monopoly

Eben Moglen: FSF – The Next Generation

If you have problems viewing the video you might try installing VLC. Why are we using Ogg format? Read this.