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Free Software Magazine: Free as in "Free Speech" or Free as in "Free Labour"?

May 11, 2005, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Free software sustains and enables the internet. Across the world, people continue to freely contribute ideas and expertise to an important and growing movement. The internet itself was largely born out of a culture of contributing code and content in an electronic public 'space' of global proportions. This has meant that the constellation of software supporting the internet, and the content that sits upon it, is to a large degree, non-market, peer-produced and free (as in 'freedom' and as in 'beer'). But, why do people code, hack, test, write and create free culture...?"

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