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ZDNet UK: Paying for Free Software May Be the Bargain of a Lifetime

Mar 25, 2006, 15:00 (8 Talkback[s])

"'A culture of entitlement is starting to damage the open source community,' Theo de Raadt, the founder and lead developer of the OpenBSD open source operating system, declared this week.

"His gripe is that while his organisation is struggling to make ends meet on losses of around $20,000 a year, proprietary software companies that benefit from his team's work are making money hand over fist. The relationship is all take and no give. That's basically unfair, says de Raadt..."

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