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Inc.com: The Secrets of Open-Source Managing

Nov 30, 2004, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David H. Freedman)

"Online piracy, of course, is fairly routine. But what happened next isn't: Valve customers around the world joined forces to track down the thieves. They found them in Europe; one of them, a hacker nicknamed 'Ago,' was arrested in Germany in June.

"Why would a posse of online gamers--a group not known for respecting niceties like copyrights--set out after the liberators of the program they had so eagerly awaited? The answer can be found in the open-source movement..."

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