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Life Without Open Source?

May 14, 2008, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Huslage)

"Let's face it, open source software runs the Internet. Without it we wouldn't have basic services like DNS, or even the web server that's sending you this page. This isn't a new phenomenon. People have been writing and distributing OSS software since the Internet was born. I'm always amused when people characterize it as a new-fangled thing. That does a complete disservice to the hard work of folks all over the world, and the phenomenal software they have written.

"I've been thinking about what life would be like without open source software. How could you get through much of your daily life without it...?"

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