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Copyleft Has no Impact on Project Activity?!

Sep 10, 2008, 20:31 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Terry Hancock)

"One of the fundamental ideas in free software circles is that copyleft—the requirement that improvements to free software remain free to the community—is essential (or at least very important) for ensuring that the public good of free software production isn’t co-opted and privatized (“hijacking” I like to call it, in response to those who dub copyright infringement “piracy”). However, while this sounds good in theory, it’s a challenge to prove it quantitatively."

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