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LWN: Dissertation: Three Ethical Moments in Debian

“As many of you know, I have been spending the last number of
years working on a dissertation for the Anthropology department at
the University of Chicago, a dissertation whose focus is the ethics
and politics of the F/OSS movement. Just recently I have
successfully defended the dissertation and would like to share some
of the results with the Debian project, since much of my material
derives from this project. Although Debian is not the main topic
(see the abstract below for the overview), as part of my research I
interviewed many Debian developers, have attended various
conferences, have been a regular on various IRC channels, and have
also given one presentation at Debconf. I am now sending the link
to the Debian chapter as this is the one that will probably be of
most interest. Soon I will make the whole document
available…”

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