Richard Stallman Speaks on GNU Project at Cincinnati Event

Mr. Richard Stallman will speak on the goals, motivations, history, and future plans of the GNU project at a talk hosted by the Cincinnati GNU/Linux Users Group in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati. The talk will take place at the University of Cincinnati Engineering Research Building Auditorium, Room 427 at 7:00 p.m. on January 24th, 2000.

This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome. Mr. Stallman is a well-known figure in the free software movement and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field. The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is dedicated to eliminating restrictions on copying, redistributing, understanding, and modifying computer programs. They do this by promoting the development and use of free software in all areas of computing---but most particularly, by helping to develop the GNU operating system. The Cincinnati GNU/Linux Users Group is a local organization dedicated to promoting the use of the GNU/Linux System. Founded in 1996, the group has been instrumental in supporting local GNU/Linux users in Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati is a state-supported, Research I institution located in southwest Ohio. UC includes a main academic campus often called