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The Age: How Independent is Independent?

Apr 06, 2004, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leon Brooks)

"Following an increasingly common trend in what has been cynically dubbed pay per view, the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) has joined a long string of self-titled independent think tanks such as the Alexis de Tocqueville Institute in releasing a study strongly critical of Open Source (outside of strictly limited fields within research and academia).

"The IPI website claims that IPI's focus is on approaches to governing that harness the strengths of individual liberty, limited government, and free markets: but their report sides with business practices guaranteeing individual liberty only to a very few, and what amounts to economic slavery for the very many..."

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