Inc.com: The Secrets of Open-Source Managing
Nov 30, 2004, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David H. Freedman)
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"Online piracy, of course, is fairly routine. But what happened
next isn't: Valve customers around the world joined forces to track
down the thieves. They found them in Europe; one of them, a hacker
nicknamed 'Ago,' was arrested in Germany in June.
"Why would a posse of online gamers--a group not known for
respecting niceties like copyrights--set out after the liberators
of the program they had so eagerly awaited? The answer can be found
in the open-source movement..."