TITLE: "Automotive Software Governance and Copyleft"
AUTHORS: Mark Shuttleworth (CEO of Canonical) & Eben Moglen (President of SFLC, Professor at Columbia Law School)
TOPIC: How “snap” technology can achieve the goals of software governance in #cars
📍October 10, 2018: history was made.
#Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network. This means it released its 60,000 patents to the world.
Is this the end of the #PatentWar?
Eben Moglen: "By coming to the table at #OIN, #Microsoft has acknowledged that the royalties it can acquire by squeezing Android manufacturers are no longer worth the maintenance of patent tension which interferes with the growth of the services business."
Credit: All of these quotes come directly from this article:
"Why Microsoft may be relinquishing billions in Android patent royalties"
So why join?
Eben Moglen explains that this is about building it services business: "[Patent tension] interferes with the growth of the services business.”
He is quoted extensively in this article. Read his analysis:
👀Here's a teaser of our conference program👀
🔹10:45-11:45 Community talks
🔹11:45-12:30 License Restrictions & #CommonClause
🔹14:00-15:30 Software in Cars
🔹15:45-17:00 #FOSS & #AI Development
🔹17:00-18:00 Is #Blockchain Outgrowing #Cryptocurrency?
Full Program (more updates coming): https://softwarefreedom.org/events/2018/annual-conference/
SFLC is joining forces with Columbia Law to put on our annual tech conference!
Once you see our program, you'll see why we're excited. You won't want to miss this!
Join us in NYC on Friday, November 2nd!
Program (more updates coming): https://softwarefreedom.org/events/2018/annual-conference/
Watch this interview with our Legal Director Mishi Choudhary!
She discusses India's #data policy at 5:25-8:40 & 16:55-21:30.
According to Mishi Choudhary and Eben Moglen, #DataProtection policy should replace the concept of "consent" with general standards of care and consumer control.
But the 1,448-page opinion appears to generate more contradictions than answers.
Learn how in Mishi Choudhary's latest:
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