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Copyright - The Bloodythirsty Battle For Writings and Discoveries

Robert Kieffer



Robert is a Central Oregon software developer and advocate for our region's nascent tech community. He runs the BendTech.com blog and BendTech meetup group, both of which erratically and incompletely bring attentiont to topics of interest to local and global tech professionals.

- How was copyright law forged in the blood-drenched battlefields of Ireland? - What makes copyright so important our Founding Fathers established it as a constitutional right? - Just what is the "Do What the F*ck You Want" License? - Why do copyright terms keep being extended? - ... and most importantly, can I get a copy of that awesome playlist you're listening to??? ... Copyright affects us profoundly every day. This talk will touch on just a few of it's more important (and hopefully entertaining) aspects.



Next Event

Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
Admission is always FREE

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