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Virtues and Vices of Open Source Software
Speaker Eben Moglen is a professor at Columbia Law School General Counsel and is the Free Software Foundation Chairman and Software Freedom Law Center Principal Drafter of the General Public License (GPL).
Commentary was provided by Professor Geoffrey C. Bowker, the Executive Director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Society at Santa Clara University.
Further discussion was provided by Professor Eric Goldman, the Director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law.
At this event we explored the issues surrounding the two principal software development models - the commercial model, where customers pay developers for their work versus the open source model, where developers contribute to the commons.