Melanie Chernoff | As Public Policy Manager for Red Hat, Inc., Melanie monitors, evaluates, and works to influence U.S. and international legislation and government regulations affecting open source technologies and open standards. She also serves as chair of the company's Corporate Citizenship committee, coordinating Red Hat's charitable activities.

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Government and citizens

Articles about how open source is helping solve human problems resonated with readers in 2017.
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Mel Chernoff reflects on's top open source in government stories for 2015.
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Doug Kim is a frequent lecturer on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing, and will be...
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Melanie Chernoff reflects on another great year for open source in government. She takes a look...
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Daniel Alvarez—Legal Advisor for Wireline, Public Safety, and Homeland Security at the FCC (Federal...