Still more protests demanding the release of Dmitry
Sklyarov are scheduled for MONDAY, JULY 30TH, around the country. Protests will be
happening in San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, and
Since the demonstrations were so effective at convincing Adobe that they were in the
wrong, on MONDAY, JULY 30TH, there will be demonstrations in San Francisco,
Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, and Seattle in an effort to get a
simple message across to the Federal Government: Writing Software is Not a Crime.
Here are the details on the demonstrations:
Where: Civic Center Plaza (the central square with all of the knobbly trees). If the
plaza is busy, we'll gather on the steps of the SF Main Public Library.
When: MONDAY, JULY 30TH, 11:30AM.
What: "We march from there to the appropriate building, and make a lot of ruckus and
Bring: A sign with a short, simple slogan to get the
message across. Hats, sunscreen, and water are also recommended. Shouting is thirsty
Print: If you can print some flyers to
hand out to folks, so much the better.
Where: The plaza by the Federal Building downtown (219 S. Dearborn).
When: MONDAY, JULY 30TH, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
What: "We are planning on peacefully demonstrating Monday morning downtown in the loop
across from the Dirksen federal building. For more information, see either the press
release or the protest information packet."
Where: Minneapolis Federal Courthouse, 300 S 4th St.
When: MONDAY, JULY 30TH, 4-6PM
What: "Come dressed nicely and be prepared to talk to strangers. We want to
be approachable, not confrontational. People still don't know what
we're about which this means this is our chance to make a first
impression. Let that impression be that we are articulate and
compelling, not rowdy or incoherent anarchists. Our audience (the
public) is not our target (collectively: Ashcroft, Mueller, Wellstone,
Dayton, congress), let's not treat them like they are."