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Tech Crunch: Commons Clause Stops Open-Source Abuse

September 07, 2018


A group of open-source companies aiming to create a clause to prevent the abuse of its product by cloud infrastructure provider was advised by O’Melveny partner Heather Meeker. Meeker developed the “Commons Clause” to prohibit “the running of a commercial service with somebody else’s open-source software.”  This clause has already been added as a rider to Redis Labs’ open-source license. To read the full article, click here.