[AktiviX-discuss] New Indymedia Space and Hacklab opening in Edinburgh: Meeting Nov 17th

hhalpin at ibiblio.org hhalpin at ibiblio.org
Wed Nov 9 18:07:58 UTC 2005

I thought people might be interested in this. If anyone is in Scotland,
wants to come up, or finds themselves in Scotland and wants to help us set
the thing up, get in touch! We'll discuss aktivix III at this meeting as
well...  -harry

Indymedia Scotland: Public Meeting Nov 17 7:30 Forest Cafe
Scotland Indymedia
Public Meeting
Open a Free Internet Cafe and Free Software Lab in  Edinburgh!

Come learn about and help us realise the potential of the new Indymedia
Centre in the City Centre of Edinburgh. These two rooms below the Forest
Cafe can be used as a large free internet cafe,a space for education,for
demonstrating free software, a place for media-making facilities, and more!
The Indymedia Centre from the G8 protests lives on! We need your vision
and help to get the space working and ready-to-go.

Movies 5:00-7:30 in Forest Cafe.

1)Revolution OS:
         This film covers the world of hackers like Richard Stallman
that created the free GNU/Linux operating system, Firefox, Open Office,
and beyond: the free alternative to Microsoft.

2)G8 2005 Scotland Indymedia Footage:
    The latest edits from the Indymedia Network: The G8 failed to
deliver massive debt relief or halt climate change, and people converged
on Scotland in protest and to demonstrate alternatives.

Meeting 7:30-9:30 in the Church Hall above Forest Cafe, followed by a
tour of the new space downstairs.

"What do you want out of Scotland Indymedia?"

All welcome!

Scotland Indymedia is a three-year old locally-controlled member of the
global Indymedia Network, a network of activists that are committed to using
media, information technology, and journalism as a tool for social
change. We are currently running the open publishing news site
http://www.scotland.indymedia.org to deliver news from the streets of
Scotland to the world, enabling people to speak for themselves.

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