GPL Enforcement Feedback session

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60 Minute BoF session
Scheduled: Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:00pm in Sweeney F

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A session for Q&A and to hear feedback about GPL enforcement.


As promised on the ksummit-discuss mailing list, this is one of several sessions intended to discuss GPL enforcement and receive feedback from those who would like to do so. It will also be an opportunity to ask questions about Conservancy’s enforcement efforts, as well as those led by other people, to the extent Karen is aware of them.


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    Karen Sandler

    Software Freedom Conservancy


    Karen M. Sandler is Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, the nonprofit home of dozens of essential free software projects, including the GPL Compliance Project for Linux Kernel Developers. 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 and is co-host of the oggcast “Free and in Freedom”. Karen is a lawyer, admitted to practice in the state of New York.