About

Drawn by Tom Lechner. CC-BY-SA 3.0

Internet anti-hero.

Free software, etc.

Official bio as follows

Matt Lee is the founder and one of the principal creatives behind FooCorp, a company experimenting in music publishing and online social software, including Libre.fm, a new social media site that offers musicians exclusive promotion and play in exchange for licensing their music under a free culture license, and GNU social, a decentralized free software social network.

Both Libre.fm and GNU social are written in PHP and licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License.

As an invited expert, Matt also serves on the working groups for HTML5 and Social Web at the World Wide Web Consortium.

Matt Lee has been using Free Software since 1994 and has been involved in the GNU project since the early 2000s. Matt Lee is the founding developer of the GNU FM and GNU social projects and part of the team behind Libre.fm.

In 2008, Matt Lee wrote and produced the short film, “Happy Birthday to GNU” — featuring the British comedian and writer, Stephen Fry.

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