This week we’re bringing JS Party to The Changelog — Nick Nisi and Christopher Hiller had an awesome conversation with Luis Villa, co-founder and General Counsel at Tidelift. They discuss GitHub Copilot and the implications of an AI pair programmer and fair use from a legal perspective.
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- Luis Villa – Twitter, LinkedIn, Website
- Nick Nisi – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Christopher Hiller – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
- GitHub Copilot
- Google v. Oracle
- GNU General Public License
- Fair use
- Lotus v. Borland
- Transformative Use
- Authors Guild v. Google
- Ethical Open Source Movement
- Eleuther AI
- W3C Web Machine Learning Working Group
- Does free software benefit from ML models being derived works of training data?
- Cassidy Plays with GitHub Copilot