Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2017


Jeremy Allison

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Jeremy Allison is co-creator of the Samba Project, a Free Software/Open Source Windows compatible file and print server product for Linux/UNIX systems. Developed over the Internet in a distributed manner similar to the Linux kernel, Samba is used by all Linux distributions as well as many thousands of products made by corporations worldwide. Jeremy handles the co-ordination of Samba development efforts and acts as a corporate liaison to companies using the Samba code commercially.

He works for Google, Inc. who fund him to work full-time on improving Samba and solving the problems of Windows and Linux interoperability.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Copyleft in Commerce.
How GPLv3 keeps Samba relevant in the marketplace
Saturday H.1301 (Cornil) Legal and Policy Issues 15:25 16:10