Apps, App Stores, and Open Source

A session at LinuxCon North America 2012

Wednesday 29th August, 2012

2:55pm to 3:40pm (PST)

Apps are all the rage and have become an almost mandatory factor for many businesses. It's not just mobile; apps and app stores now cater to tablet, web, and cloud platforms, and software vendors offer their own marketplaces for service specific apps. But what about the use of FOSS in apps? How are app developers and app stores dealing with license compliance? Can app developers and app stores comply with open source licenses in a way that is practical and realistic given the space?

This presentation will cover the relevant legal construct relating to FOSS in apps and app stores; a recent research update concerning FOSS use and license compliance in mobile apps; considerations for app developers; and what a FOSS friendly app store might look like. This presentation is geared towards those involved in app development, app stores, or compliance. Debate and discussion will be encouraged!

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Jilayne Lovejoy

Open source software attorney and corporate counsel for OpenLogic, Inc. My tweets are my own. bio from Twitter

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Time 2:55pm3:40pm PST

Date Wed 29th August 2012

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