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Bruce Perens

Algoram, Inc.
One of the founders of the Open Source movement in Software
Berkeley, CA, USA

Bruce Perens                        

Position/Title: Co-Founder, Open Source Movement                   

Firm or Place of Business:    Algoram, Inc.

E-Mail:           bruce@perens.com                          

Bruce Perens is an American computer programmer and advocate in the open source community. He created the Open Source Definition and published the first formal announcement and manifesto of open source. He co-founded the Open Source Initiative (OSI) with Eric S. Raymond.

In 2005, Perens represented Open Source at the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society, at the invitation of the United Nations Development Program. He has appeared before national legislatures and is often quoted in the press, advocating for open source and the reform of national and international technology policy.

Bruce Perens is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Open Cars, forthcoming in Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Volume 32 (2018) - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018

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