[linux-elitists] EFF meeting 2/12 with Lawrence Lessig

Michael Higashi mhigashi@hooked.net
Sat Feb 3 21:14:58 PST 2001


For you Larry Lessig fans in the Bay Area. And there's _nothing_ on BALE
that conflicts. So no excuses for not being there!

(Anybody want a ride from SF or the East Bay? I'll have room for one.
Contact me off-list.)

Mike

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Electronic Frontier Foundation Media Advisory

February 12th- BayFF with Lawrence Lessig on "Architecting Innovation"  


 WHO:	Electronic Frontier Foundation, Lawrence Lessig. Music by UKUSA        
WHAT: 	"BayFF" centers on Architecture and Innovation on the Web
WHEN: 	Monday, February 12th, 2000, at 7pm PT
WHERE: 	Stanford Law School, room 290
                	Crown Quadrangle
                	559 Nathan Abbott Way
                	Stanford, CA 94305-8610
                	(650)725-2565
                	
This event is free and open to the general public. Food and beverages will
be served.

Lawrence Lessig is a Professor of Law at the Stanford Law School. He was
the Berkman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. From 1991 to 1997, he
was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He graduated from
Yale Law School in 1989, and then clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the
7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme
Court.

Lessig teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, contracts,
comparative constitutional law, and the law of cyberspace. His book, Code,
and Other Laws of Cyberspace, is published by Basic Books. In 1999-2000,
he was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Lessig will discuss
the changing architecture of the Internet and how these changes, both
legal and technical, will effect the environment for innovation.


For more information, see:
http://www.eff.org
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/lessig.html


February's BayFF will be Webcast by Eclipsnow! which has kindly donated
its services to EFF. Eclipsnow! has been Webcasting corporate events,
public affairs music and entertainment since 1996. Eclipsnow!'s Web site:
http://www.eclipsnow.com

BayFF is first and foremost a real-space event, meant to serve as an
educational forum for the local community, as well as a catalyst for
like-minded activists. Locals, please show your support in person!
BayFF fans and followers that are scattered across the country and
around the world can check the EFF Website for a link to the Webcast.
See the BayFF homepage at:
http://www.eff.org/bayff

Continuing over 10 years of defending civil liberties online, EFF
presents a series of regular meetings to address important issues where
technology and policy collide. These meetings, entitled "BayFF"
(Bay-area Friends of Freedom), kicked off on July 10, 2000, and will
continue on a monthly basis.

You can subscribe to receive future BayFF announcements. To subscribe,
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading civil liberties
organization working to protect rights in the digital world. Founded in
1990, EFF actively encourages and challenges industry and government to
support free expression, privacy, and openness in the information
society. EFF is a member-supported organization and maintains one of the
most-linked-to Web sites in the world:
http://www.eff.org

Contact:
Katina Bishop
Director of Education and Offline Activism
Electronic Frontier Foundation
+1 415 436 9333 x101
katina@eff.org





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