Dr. Richard M. Stallman is visiting Heraklion for the first time and the University of Crete will hold a special event, on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 16.00 in the Natural History Museum of Crete, titled “Free Software and a free digital society” where he will be the keynote speaker.
The event will be an opportunity for discussion and will highlight the value and the importance of freedom and human rights in the digital world. The event will be held in English and will be open to the public. You can find more information and the program of the event here.
“We are extremely happy to support such efforts that bring to Greece people like RMS, especially when they are relevant with software, and technology in general, – our company’s main area of activity. We, here at Cytech, are all looking forward to the event, where we hope to learn and discuss how we can build a world where the concept of Free Software can extend to other areas of everyday life!” stated Mr. Vagelis Antoniadis, CEO and co-founder of Cytech Mobile.
About Dr. Richard M. Stallman
Richard Matthew Stallman, often known by his initials, rms, is a software freedom activist and computer programmer. He campaigns for software to be distributed in a manner such that its users receive the freedoms to use, study, distribute and modify that software. Software that ensures these freedoms (on receipt) is termed free software. He is best known for launching the GNU Project, founding the Free Software Foundation, developing the GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Emacs, and writing the GNU General Public License.
About Cytech Mobile
Cytech Mobile is an established solutions provider with an international client base and over 10 years of experience in mobile, allowing it to translate constantly changing needs to emerging technology.
It is a one stop shop, with in-house built mobile solutions, including Core Business Software packages for Carriers, Service Providers and Advertising Agencies, as well as mobile marketing services for SMEs.