NASA Open Source Summit

Solutions to Issue #5: Government Restrictions

(i.e. ITAR)

Instructions

  • This is the place for all summit participants to propose and discuss solutions to the one issue listed above.
  • Feel free to build on rather than delete what others are saying.
  • Format for Breakout Sessions:
  • Introduce each other with quick, 1-sentence bios
  • Describe the issue to get everyone on the same page
  • Brainstorm solutions
  • Go in-depth with one solution at a time
  • Record notes or your discussions will not impact policy

Notes

  • The full list of issues is here.
  • If you opened this in Edit mode and it’s now Read Only, there are probably too many editors right now (max is 50). In that case, use this supplemental page to capture your solutions to this issue. Notes from all supplemental pages will be moved to the main page for that issue after the summit.

Description of the Issue

[Anyone can add to the description of the issue here.]

Proposed Solution #1: Clearly describe applicable legalities

To assist the public with understanding applicable government regulations and/or contractual obligations, each project can write a document that outlines the legal issues that affect the project.

Proposed Solution #2: Specify who owns what

Trademarks, intellectual resources, copyrights, patents, … Which organization or person owns which?

Proposed Solution #3: Figure out which OSS licenses are compatible with U.S. Export Regulations

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