ZDNet: Will Open Source Stay Non-Political?

“The failure of the SCO suit, more important the quick defense
of open source software by major corporations, has protected this
growing business from the dreaded stain of politics.

“But an open Internet underlies that industry. The ability to
reach customers on a par with, say, Microsoft or Oracle, subject
only to the limits of their bigger ad budgets, is key to the growth
of open source. A project that isn’t found makes no sound…”