Brussels / 1 & 2 February 2020


Bradley M. Kuhn

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Bradley M. Kuhn is the Policy Fellow and Hacker-in-Residence at Software Freedom Conservancy and editor-in-chief of Kuhn began his work in the software freedom movement as a volunteer in 1992, as an early adopter of Linux-based systems and contributor to various Free Software projects, including Perl. He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator and software developer for various companies, and taught AP Computer Science at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati. Kuhn’s non-profit career began in 2000, when he was hired by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). As FSF’s Executive Director from 2001–2005, Kuhn led FSF’s GPL enforcement, launched its Associate Member program, and invented the Affero GPL. Kuhn began as Conservancy’s primary volunteer from 2006–2010, and became its first staff person in 2011. Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science from Loyola University in Maryland, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati. Kuhn’s Master’s thesis discussed methods for dynamic interoperability of Free Software programming languages. Kuhn received the O’Reilly Open Source Award in 2012, in recognition for his lifelong policy work on copyleft licensing. Kuhn has a blog and co-hosts the audcast, Free as in Freedom.


Title Day Room Track Start End
DEBATE: Does Careful Inventory of Licensing Bill of Materials Have Real Impact on FOSS License Compliance? Saturday UA2.220 (Guillissen) Legal and Policy Issues 12:00 12:50
Legal Organizer's Panel Saturday UA2.220 (Guillissen) Legal and Policy Issues 17:30 18:20
AMENDMENT Open Source Won, but Software Freedom Hasn't Yet
A Guide & Commiseration Session for FOSS activists
Sunday Janson Freedom 14:00 14:50
How Does Innersource Impact on the Future of Upstream Contributions? Sunday UB5.230 Community devroom 16:10 16:35