It’s All About Freedom

[ Thanks to fossfan
for this link. ]

“A debate often heard among FOSS evangelists across the world,
is that using software is about ‘free as in freedom, not free as in
beer.’ The libre vs. gratis argument rings no less true for some of
the richest corporations in the world. I was recently at the Open
Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco and I was struck
by the sheer number of Fortune 500 corporations talking about their
adoption of open source and explaining why they’ve signed onto the
movement. Heavy duty roll-outs of open source software in the
financial industry reveal that adoption of open source is all about
the user having control over what they do with the technology and
how and when they do it…”

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