The Journal of Information Technology and Politics will host JITP 2010: Politics of Open Source on May 6 & 7, 2010 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The conference will also stream live via the conference website. The Politics of Open Source is an interdisciplinary conference that examines the politics associated with the Free/Libre and Open Source Software Movement. The conference features two keynote lectures. The first is by Eric von Hippel, Professor and Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. Dr. Von Hippel’s keynote, “Democratizing Innovation” will discuss the development and impact of democratized innovation systems.
Politics of Open Source Conference
Submitted by Michelle Sagan Goncalves 2010-05-05 Legal 5 Comments
The Free Software Foundation will certainly claim that, just by calling it “The Politics of Open Source”, sides have been taken, since whether “Open Source” or “Free Software” is chosen as the term has political implications.