"I have recently been asked to attend the GPLv3 conference later
this month in Boston at MIT, and so I thought this was a good time
to share how I personally view the GNU General Public License
(GPL), and how it has touched my life.
"Some seem to view software as a closed sphere; meaning that one
person or group's success must come at the expense of another's.
For those that have this rather selfish and narrow view of a closed
world of zero sum games, I guess it makes sense to be able to take
software and ideas that others have created, and offer them back
with some modifications as proprietary solutions under the
exclusive control of one individual or group..."
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