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Libervis: Why the Free Software Movement Can Succeed

Jan 01, 2005, 13:00 (8 Talkback[s])


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"When I wrote 'Why the Free Software Movement is Doomed to Failure' I dismissed mankinds desire for Freedom. That was a premise that instantly knocked the foundations for my text to pieces. Freedom is a core value in people and no individual is willing to give it up voluntarily. Dismissing Freedom simply is unrealistically pessimistic.

"As I stated earlier, people are not flocking to Free Software. The question is; why? Individuals value Freedom. Groups value Freedom. Why is Free Software still not as dominant as Closed Source Software (CSS) then...?"

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