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Wednesday, April 17 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Collaborative GPL Compliance Through Non-Profit Entities - Bradley Kuhn, Software Freedom Conservancy

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The Software Freedom Conservancy recently announced a renewed effort for cross-project collaborative GPL compliance efforts that includes copyright holders from BusyBox, Linux, and Samba.  Conservancy built an internal system of communication and collaboration to take input from all stakeholders to discuss and engage in compliance activity to ensure compliance with the GPL throughout the technology industry and in particular in the embedded device market where Linux, BusyBox and Samba are so prevalent.

In this talk, Executive Director of Conservancy, Bradley M. Kuhn, will discuss how Conservancy handles compliance matters, what matters it focuses on, and how the copyright holders that work with Conservancy engage in a collaborative effort to ensure compliance with the GPL.


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 →

Wednesday April 17, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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