Open Source Is The Pinnacle Of The Free Market
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"If person A delivers a great product, but person B is
able to study the product and make it better in a cheaper way, the
free market has done its job. This can happen in the open source
world but has a hard time happening in the proprietary one.
"Current Patent Laws Prevent True Market Freedom
Take the iPod. Steve Jobs admits the iPod has been fully patented
through and through. If somebody has the ability to deliver the
same product, just better and cheaper, his/her hands are tied."