[Fsf-friends] [Fwd: [FSF] Launching the Windows7sins Campaign - Join us Wednesday in Boston]

V. Sasi Kumar sasi.fsf at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 20:42:38 IST 2009

An interesting campaign. Maybe we could think of something similar for
another day, say the Software Freedom Day?


-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Peter Brown <peterb at fsf.org>
To: info-member at fsf.org, info-fsf at gnu.org
Subject: [FSF] Launching the Windows7sins Campaign - Join us Wednesday
in Boston
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 10:28:42 -0400

Hi everyone,

This Wednesday, August 26 at 11am, the Free Software Foundation will be
launching its Windows7sins.org public awareness campaign, drawing
attention to the threats posed by the adoption of Microsoft's
proprietary operating system. We have a launch event here in Boston on
the Boston Commons from noon until 3pm, and we need everyone in the area
to come along and help out and join in the ceremony as we conduct a
ceremonial trashing of proprietary software.

**We'll be launching our Windows 7 campaign with pomp and fanfare, with
a giant 12 foot trashcan being filled with boxes of proprietary software.**

The event promises to be lots of fun, and with thousands of people
passing through the Boston Commons every day we hope you will help us
connect with the public by handing out information and explaining the
benefits of free software. There will be camera crews and photographers
capturing the event and we will be getting these images up online as
soon as possible on the day.

Let us know you're coming and bring along your friends and work
colleagues - mail campaigns at fsf.org if you have time to help us set up,
or just turn up at the Boston Commons near the entrance to the Public
Gardens from noon.

If you're not in the Boston area, there will be plenty for you to do to
help us launch the campaign and get the message out. Stay tuned for
upcoming instructions...

Thanks for your support!

V. Sasi Kumar
Free Software Foundation of India
Please visit http://swatantryam.blogspot.com 

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