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How the Penguin Became a Benedictine Monk: Open Source and Codes of Community ConductNovember 12, 2018
In this contributed article, “How the Penguin Became a Benedictine Monk: Open Source and Codes of Community Conduct,” Intellectual Property and Technology partner Heather Meeker discusses codes of community conduct in open source software systems.
Open source is the latest sector to adopt and strengthen codes of conduct in the #MeToo era, according to Meeker. “Adopting codes of conduct has two related goals: elimination of bias and inclusiveness,” Meeker said.
Meeker is a respected lawyer and thought leader in the open source landscape. She handles technology transactions and intellectual property-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions for companies in all technology sectors and for non-technology companies doing technology deals, with an emphasis on IT and software.
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