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Wednesday, April 17 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Panel - GNU Affero General Public License, Version 3 - Richard Fontana, Red Hat; Eileen Evans, HP, Bradley Kuhn, Software Freedom Conservancy (Moderator)

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This panel discusses the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPLv3), a copyleft license designed to ensure that users of network-deployed applications receive source code for the application.
AGPLv3 sought to handle to GPLv2's '€œApplication Service Provider loophole'€.  AGPLv3 has seen little adoption by individual developers of community projects, although notable exceptions exist.  Awareness of AGPLv3 has increased with the growing focus on '€œCloud Computing'€.

This panel seeks to discuss and explain all issues surrounding AGPLv3 and contemplate the future of AGPLv3 as a viable copyleft license.


Moderators
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Bradley M. Kuhn

President & Distinguished Technologist, Software Freedom Conservancy
Bradley M. Kuhn helped found Software Freedom Conservancy in 2006, became its Executive Director in 2010, and is currently Conservancy's President and Distinguished Technologist. Kuhn additionally volunteers on Free Software Foundation's Board of Directors, and was previously FSF's Executive Director. Kuhn has been a volunteer contributor and organizer in the Software Freedom Movement since 1992. Kuhn focused his last 15 years on FLOSS... Read More →

Speakers
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Eileen Evans

VP, Deputy General Counsel, Cloud and Open Source, HP, Office of the General Counsel
Eileen Evans is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Cloud Computing and Open Source for Hewlett-Packard Company. In her role, Eileen leads and manages legal support for cloud computing and open source at HP. Eileen also leads open source legal strategy and open source program management for HP. In her role, Eileen is representing HP on the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors and is actively participating in other... Read More →
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Richard Fontana

Red Hat
Richard Fontana is Senior Commercial Counsel at Red Hat. He is Red Hat's lead attorney for open source, engineering and software development matters.


Wednesday April 17, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
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