The founder of the GNU Project and long-time president of the Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman, is set to deliver a keynote address at the Third Digital Media Conference on Saturday, October 26 at 9:30 a.m. at the Marran Theater on Lesley University's Doble Campus in Cambridge, MA. His talk, titled, "Should the US have more surveillance than the USSR?" will address state-sponsored surveillance of citizens. Admission is free, but seating is limited to the first 180 people. To reserve a seat, register now.
This year's conference is called "Freedom & Unfreedom in the Digital Age" and will feature a variety of speakers and workshops on an assorted number of topics related to technology and freedom, including: software freedom, privacy, internet control, surveillance, and movement building.
The conference begins on Friday, October 25 and runs through Sunday afternoon on the 27th. Most of the activities will take place on Saturday, the 26th. To learn more see their "About" page.