Discuss: (a) the potential impact and risk of emerging U.S. and foreign data security laws on open source (and other) database consultants; and (b) possible legal and practical ways to minimize those risks.
S. Keith Moulsdale
Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
Keith Moulsdale is a partner at Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP, where he co-chairs the firm’s Cyber Security, Information Management & Privacy practice, and is past chair of the firm’s Technology and Intellectual Property practice. Most of his career has focused on legal issues related to technology companies, products and issues, both in the U.S. and internationally, with a particular focus on vendors which employ an open source distribution or service model. His clients have included Monty Program, MySQL, Open Source Matters (owner of the Joomla! brands), Percona, SkySQL, XenSource and Zenoss. Keith is a cum laude graduate of both James Madison University (B.B.A. 1989) and the University of Baltimore (M.B.A. and J.D. 1993). He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, is active in the Cyber Incubator at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and teaches cyber security law in the M.B.A. program at Loyola University Maryland.
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