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Will Open Source Ruin the Economy? Please Help

Oct 13, 2008, 17:07 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"You're right I should start thinking more about what creates jobs. Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Salesforce.com (and countless other SaaS vendors), YouTube (Google), Wikipedia, Hi5, Ebay, PayPal (Ebay), Amazon, Apple, etc, all owe their existence to extensive use of open source software and collectively employ people in the tens of thousands. Not to mention the rise in open source development, support and service companies like Red Hat and Canonical.

"Also, you can't be too concerned about whether open source threatens job security otherwise you wouldn't have registered to post this comment with a gmail.com (Google) e-mail address."

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