Hacker Tax Credit

“The Internet was created from open source software, code that
people can freely use to build new code, to run their networks, to
create a new business, or to build a service that people can

“But, we are eating our seed corn. There is no systematic
national effort to create open source software and it is
increasingly difficult to keep this infrastructure alive. For every
success story like Apache, there are dozens of projects that
languish because of the lack of formal support for open source

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Credit by Carl Malamud