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Heather Meeker

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Heather Meeker is a lawyer in private practice who helps her clients unravel the mysteries of open source software licensing. She is the chair of the IP/IT Licensing and Transactions group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and specializes in intellectual property transactions for software and other technology clients. In 2011 was selected by the Daily Journal as one of the top 25 intellectual property licensing lawyers in California, and was named San Francisco Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in 2012. Her book The Open Source Alternative: Understanding Risks and Leveraging Opportunities was published by Wiley & Sons in February 2008.


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AGPL: Out of the shadows

Shortly after the release of GPL3, the FSF released Affero GPL 3, or AGPL, in part to close the “SaaS loophole” in GPL. What is AGPL, and who uses it?

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Who’s afraid of GPL3?

Adoption of the new GPL3 license was gradual, and many companies put the new license on their open source policy black lists. How scary is GPL v3?

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