Subject: Re: BSA: January "Truce" ads airing, SF Bay Area
From: "Karsten M. Self" <>
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 20:23:43 -0800
Mon, 31 Dec 2001 20:23:43 -0800
on Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 11:28:57AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger (
> "Karsten M. Self" <> writes:
> > While there's been some discussion of the BSA's campaign in the trade
> > press, it seems to me that this would be the ideal time for a
> > countercampaign by free software related companies (IBM, RH, Sendmail,
> > Sun with StarOffice) to pitch free software alternatives.
> No one has budget to do that these days.
> (The general problem with neat schemes is the ability to execute them.)

There are a number of other options.  Most public radio stations have a
"viewpoint" or "perspective" feature, offering an opportunity to view an
opinion on a topic of regional interest.  For KQED, the submission is

Duration is 2 minutes, or about 300 - 350 words.  They even pay you for
your troubles ($65 for submissions used).


Karsten M. Self <>
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