[Linux-aus] breakdown of core LA activity

Michael Davies michael at the-davies.net
Fri Apr 27 09:18:29 EST 2012

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 6:19 PM, John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:

> All of the arguments for a name change are related to major conferences.
> Forgive me for not knowing, but what does LA do other than
> * support LUGs & tech spaces,
> * manage the wonderful jobs list and mirror site, and
> * support/manage (un-)conferences large and small
> ?
> I see only a few historical and minor grants which dont fit in the
> above summary.
> Doing the above it an almighty task, but am I missing something
> substantial ..?

* Making representation to the Australian government on issues that affect
the Free and Open Source community, such as Software Patents, AUSFTA, Net
Neutrality, SOPA/PIPA etc

* Represent free and open source software at other relevant places - other
tech conferences, NGO-sector events etc.

Michael Davies   michael at the-davies.net
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