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Technocrat: Why Free Software isn't Public Domain

Mar 26, 2007, 00:00 (5 Talkback[s])

"Raconteur GuyFawkes starts out discussing DRM and control of written works, and suggests that the very idea of such is bogus. But rather than arriving at Richard Stallman's idea to turn copyright on its head and require that software be kept free, GuyFawkes suggests that there would be more and bigger cooperation around Linux if Linux went public-domain. Technocrat publisher Bruce Perens asks: if that's so, wouldn't it have happened already, and tries to answer his own question..."

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