Restitution EOLE 2019 - Open Discussion : Free competition and digital commons

Open Discussion : Free competition and digital commons

During the EOLE event on October 16th, 2019 in Marseille (France), the topic "free competition and digital commons" was the subject of a short presentation by Benjamin Jean (CEO of inno³) before being discussed with the audience and speakers. The following elements are taken from the initial presentation.

Restitution EOLE 2019 - Panel 3 : Organization and governance of a digital common

Panel 3 : Organization and governance of a digital common

The organizational modes specific to projects of commons must necessarily be representative of the communities and the issues related to these projects. In this sense, the governance of a common must integrate components of openness, flexibility, efficiency and sustainability. During this last panel, each speaker presented possible solutions to initiate and maintain a virtuous logic of governance of commons.

Restitution EOLE 2019 - Panel 2 : Which legal tools for an open collaboration

Panel 2 : Which legal tools for an open collaboration ?

Free and Open Source licenses are a determining element in the success of projects of commons. Their use and their evolution have allowed a wide variety of projects to be structured and to eliminate the legal uncertainties linked to the sharing of resources. This second panel will highlight the success of standard Free and Open Source licenses, but also to discover new contractual forms intended to effectively support emerging digital commons projects.

Restitution EOLE 2019 - Panel 1 : Digital commons for everyone

EOLE is an annual conference cycle with an international reach, and aims to encourage the pooling and dissemination of legal knowledge related to open licenses as well as the development and promotion of good practices. Initiative born in 2008 out of the needs of practitioners in the field, EOLE aims to develop a legal doctrine dedicated to open source, with particular attention to the delivery of neutral and quality information. This year, EOLE took place in Marseille (France) on October 16th.