[Osia-members] Australian Open-source-knowledgable Lawyers?
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 10:15:29 AEST 2017
For Open Source legal questions you will likely want to reach out to:
Brendan Scott IT Law Open Source Law
0414 339 227 http://www.opensourcelaw.biz
If you want guidance on setting up an Open Source strategy which works
in a business context, then I've been doing quite a bit of consulting in
that area. In particular, I've been helping agencies answer numerous
versions of this problem:
//Collaboration in the Open Source sense involves reciprocity,
co-development, community building, meritocracy, and do-ocracy. It is
time consuming, imprecise, unreliable, hard to manage, rarely addresses
short term objectives, hard to quantify in a business case, and rarely
mentioned in acquisition guides. And yet, in a digital economy, good
collaborative communities almost always out-innovate and out-compete
closed or centrally controlled initiatives. There are more people in the
rest of the world solving your problems than you can ever muster in your
Feel free to reach out if interested.
Cameron Shorter, Software and Data Solutions Manager,
Jirotech Pty Ltd,
Suite 112, Jones Bay Wharf, 26 - 32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009
M +61 419 142 254
On 30-Aug-17 9:59 AM, Nick Moore wrote:
> Hi all,
> Relaying this query on from another mailing list, has anyone got
> recommendations for an Open Source knowledgeable Australian lawyer,
> preferably in Melbourne?
> Specific request is: "Need some commercial licensing advice, and a
> bit of opensource advice so we have a clear view internally and
> grant our customers the correct "usage guidelines". Thought poeple
> who actually understand opensource licensing would be helpful as we
> and our customers use it a lot."
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