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Open Source is Not Piracy

Apr 11, 2008, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Jeff's made a big stumble, and I hope he corrects it soon, publicly. In his latest article, We Don't Use Software That Costs Money Here, he talks about how the free software alternatives to non-free software are getting better all the time. Unfortunately, he claims that

"It's tempting to ascribe this to the 'cult of no-pay,' programmers and users who simply won't pay for software no matter how good it is, or how inexpensive it may be. These people used to be called pirates. Now they're open source enthusiasts..."

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