[ILUG-BOM] Invitation: Preparatory meeting for formation of Free Software Movement Maharashtra (FSMM)

Vikram Vincent vincentvikram at gmail.com
Thu May 2 13:27:20 EDT 2013


Please make a note of the exact venue:
Library, Chemical Engg building, IIT-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai

On 28 April 2013 19:55, Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> Greetings on behalf of the Free Software Movement of India.
>
> Free Software Movement of India (FSMI) is a national coalition of
> various regional and sectoral free software movements operating in
> different parts of India.  The formation of FSMI was announced in the
> valedictory function of the National Free Software Conference - 2010
> held in Bangalore during 20–21 March 2010.  To know more about FSMI
> please see [1][2]
>
> FSMI has been a coordinating platform in promoting the culture of free
> knowledge, free culture, free speech and free society through the use
> and development of free software, free hardware and free bandwidth in
> India.  In order to build a strong free software movement in
> Maharashtra we are trying to create a 'Free Software Movement
> Maharashtra ' to promote the ideas of a free society via freedom in
> the digital realm and in this regard a preparatory meeting is being
> organised.
>
> We request you to kindly participate in this meeting and help build
> the movement in Maharashtra .
>
> Details:
> Preparatory meeting to organise a Free Software Movement Maharashtra
> Venue: IIT Bombay campus, Powai, Mumbai.
> Date: May 4th Saturday 2013
> Time: 4pm - 6pm
>
> Contact: Vikram Vincent: 09969249984
>
> With warm wishes,
> Vikram Vincent
> Member, General Council,
> Free Software Movement India(FSMI)
>
> References:
> [1] http://www.fsmi.in/about
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Software_Movement_of_India
> [3] For more details on the concept of 'free as in freedom' software
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html


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