"Earlier today, I stumbled upon an article that was filled with
reader comments stating that the sellers of open source software
are to be dismissed as scam artists. Those in this crowd that
actually understand the legal bindings of the individual license(s)
and definition of open source generally pointed out that they feel
such sales are unethical - just not illegal. Fine. But what kills
me are these misguided individuals that claim that laws are being
broken should said software be sold to the end user. This is false.
What they apparently misunderstand is that open source software
offer a fairly complex license. And while variations of a common
idea are abound in the open source licensing world, it's still the
same concept at its core..."