Chris Lemmer-Webber



Christopher Lemmer Webber is a long-time user freedom advocate. Their degree in interdisciplinary humanities with a focus on philosophy and ethics has informed their approach to free and open source software and free culture. They are mostly known for their work co-authoring and co-editing the ActivityPub distributed social network protocol. In previous times of their life they worked as tech lead at Creative Commons, co-founded MediaGoblin, started and ran the Liberated Pixel Cup, and kicked off the work on CC BY-SA 4.0 and GPL compatibility. These days their primary work is on Spritely, a project to improve the security of federated social networks and bridge them with virtual worlds. When they aren’t programming, they enjoy cooking, sketching, and making ASCII art.