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Wednesday, April 6 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Tales of Enforcement - Karen Sandler, Software Freedom Conservancy

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The GPL license is at the foundation of the Linux Ecosystem. Without enforcement efforts being undertaken sometimes, it's unlikely companies will take their compliance obligations seriously. Conservancy takes this work on in a principled way, with the goal of transitioning violators into community members. These efforts have been widely varied from company to company. In this talk, Karen will talk about specific (but anonymized) examples of enforcement from nightmare scenarios to dream compliance, with a focus on the embedded market.

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Karen Sandler

Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy
Karen M. Sandler is Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, the nonprofit home of dozens of essential free software projects. She is known for her advocacy for free and open source software, particularly in relation to the software on medical devices. She was previously the Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation. Karen co-organizes Outreachy (formerly Outreach Program for Women). She received an O'Reilly Open Source Award... Read More →


Wednesday April 6, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Harbor Ballroom B

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