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Tuesday, April 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Panel - GPLv3, Tivoization and Automotive Linux - Richard Fontana, Red Hat; Matthew Garrett, Nebula; Bryant Walker Smith, Stanford University; Greg Olson, Olliance; Karen Sandler, GNOME Foundation (Moderator)

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GPLv3, GPLv2 and the anti-Tivoization clause are major closed-door topics at automotive Linux meetings.  As Linux gains market share in cars and developers enter the field, bringing the debate about owner-modification of potentially lethal consumer products out into light of day will be a service to the wider community.  Carmakers, lawmakers and insurance companies are contemplating autonomous navigation, which can only make the controversy grow more heated. Do hardware trusted platform modules or SecureBoot signing keys offer a possible resolution? Does GPLv3 make sense for cars or is a different license needed? Many appropriate alternate panelists exist.


Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Richard Fontana

Red Hat
Richard Fontana is Senior Commercial Counsel at Red Hat. He is Red Hat's lead attorney for open source, engineering and software development matters.
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Matthew Garrett

Nebula
Biography coming soon.
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Greg Olson

Greg Olson has over 30 years of software industry experience in engineering, marketing and business development. As a senior executive at Olliance Consulting he created the Open Source Governance Practice and has led Open Source policy and process engagements at Visteon, Ruckus Wireless, Huawei, Palm and scores of other companies. Greg is currently a member of the GENIVI Alliance license review team.
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Bryant Walker Smith

Bryant Walker Smith is a fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, a fellow at the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS), and a lecturer in law at Stanford Law School who writes, speaks, and teaches on the legal and policy aspects of increasingvehicle automation. He chairs the Emerging Technology Law Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Bryant is also a member of the New... Read More →


Tuesday April 16, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
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