A history of open-source licensing from a lawyer who helped blaze the trail (Ep. 473)

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August 16, 2022

The house staff is joined by Heather Meeker, a specialist with a deep historical past on the planet of open-source software program licensing.

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The house staff is joined by Heather Meeker, a specialist with a deep historical past on the planet of open-source software program licensing. Heather tells the house staff how the open-source panorama has modified for the reason that Nineties, how entry to air-con helped nudge her right into a computing profession, and the way, when her dad labored in a pc lab within the Sixties, his work was thought-about so esoteric that she used to inform individuals he was a spy. (Can we carry that again?)

Episode notes:

Heather is a Basic Companion at OSS Capital, which offers VC backing to seed-stage COSS (industrial open supply) startups. Her law practice focuses on mental property and open-source licensing, and she or he serves on the IEEE-ISTO Board of Administrators.

Join with Heather on LinkedIn or discover her work on her website.

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