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Free software & the law: A lighthearted trip down memory lane

Robinson Tryon

Since its beginning, the free software community has found novel ways of hacking the law to serve the greater good. Though starting with copyright, as patents and trademarks became increasingly relevant for projects, our leaders and lawyers found it necessary to include specific language in new and updated licenses. Whether this is your first conference or you've been a part of the FLOSS community for decades, come enjoy a lighthearted, informative look at the relationship of Free Software and the Law over the years, plus a glimpse into the legal future of libre hardware and the Internet of Things (IoT).


5 years, 4 months ago

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