The Age: How Independent is Independent?
Apr 06, 2004, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leon Brooks)
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"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..."