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Wednesday, August 29 • 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Apps, App Stores, and Open Source - Jilayne Lovejoy, OpenLogic

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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, OpenLogic

Jilayne Lovejoy is corporate counsel at OpenLogic, a provider of open source software support, provisioning, and compliance solutions to enterprises. Jilayne participates in open source industry groups as co-chair of the SPDX™ legal work group; chair of the special interest group on app stores for the European Legal Network; and as a member of the editorial committee for the International Free and Open Source Law Review. Jilayne also speaks... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 2:55pm - 3:40pm
Marina 2