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Mark Leno Rebuts Microsoft
Mark Leno responds to Microsoft's lobbyists in this hearing on April 17, 2007. Mark Leno introduced AB 1668, California's open file formats bill.
Bonnie Garcia – Enter the FUD Brigade
In opposing California AB 1668, Bonnie spreads a heaping helping of fear, uncertainty and doubt by discussing wholly unrelated IT projects that failed. Taken from April 17, 2007 hearing. (support http://www.bytesfree.org
More Microsoft Opposition to California AB 1668
Here's a bit of Q & A between committee members and Microsoft's lobbyists at the April 17th hearing before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy. Unfortunately, many committee members are not that familiar with the subject matter. (video from calchannel.com - support http://www.bytesfree.org
Microsoft Lobbies Against California AB 1668
See Microsoft strenuously argue against California AB 1668, a bill that would mandate open formats for state government. This hearing took place before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy on April 17, 2007. (video from The California Channel - http://www.calchannel.com - support http://www.bytesfree.org )
Supporters of California AB 1668
These are the arguments of those in favor of AB 1668, led by Sun. This hearing took place before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy on April 17, 2007. (video from The California Channel - http://www.calchannel.com )
Mark Leno on CA Open Formats Bill at Committee Hearing
Mark Leno, California Assemblymember (D-13), introduces AB 1668, which proposes to mandate open file formats for state agencies. This is a hearing before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy. (video courtesy of The California Channel - calchannel.com)
EFF 16th Birthday Party – Speech
Cindy Cohn, of the EFF (www.eff.org Scott Beale, of Laughing Squid, and Brad Templeton address the crowd gathered at the EFF's 16th anniversary party. Scott Beale donated the proceeds from a Windows Vista laptop auction. Support the Electronic Frontier Foundation - http://www.eff.org