Karl Fogel

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Karl Fogel is an author, software developer, Executive Director of copyright activist non-profit Question Copyright,[1] and former board member of the Open Source Initiative where he served as the Board Treasurer.[2] His work, Producing Open Source Software, is a well-referenced source of information about the human side of open source software.[3][4] Fogel is currently updating the Creative Commons licensed (CC BY-SA 4.0[5]) book to a second edition following a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.com.[6]


  1. ^ "About QuestionCopyright.org". Question Copyright. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
  2. ^ "OSI Board Changes 2014". 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  3. ^ "Book Review of Karl Fogel's "Producing Open Source Software"". Groklaw. 2006-01-05. Archived from the original on 2016-03-30. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  4. ^ "Producing Open Source Software". Producingoss.com. 2005-09-29. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  5. ^ Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project by Karl Fogel Copyright © 2005-2016 Karl Fogel, under the CreativeCommons Attribution-ShareAlike (4.0) license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/) (on page 2)
  6. ^ "Updating "Producing Open Source Software" for 2nd Edition". Kickstarter. Retrieved 14 April 2014.

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