Journal of Open Law, Technology & Society

The Journal of Open Law, Technology and Society  (Jolts) is a collaborative legal publication aiming to increase knowledge and understanding about Free and Open Source Software issues, as well as of the entire spectrum of openness from a legal, technological and of social sciences points of view.




We have decided to shut down the review and make arrangements to keep its content alive as its legacy  
Posted: 2022-09-07 More...



Jolts has received a new ISSN after the change of name and scope.

ISSN 2666-8092 for the print version and ISSN 2666-8106 for the online version.

Posted: 2020-03-07

JOLTS: the new Open Journal

The International Free and Open Source Law Review will relaunch as the new “Journal of Open Law, Technology & Society”
an international, broadly-scoped journal about openness at Open Source Summit Europe.
Posted: 2019-10-29 More...
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Vol 12, No 1 (2021)

Table of Contents


Eli Greenbaum
Till Jaeger
McCoy Smith