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TechNewsWorld: Report: Success Threatens Open Source Ethic

Apr 05, 2006, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John P. Mello JR.)

"Popularity may be a menace as well as a benefit for the open source software movement, according to an analyst at Forrester Research in Boston, Mass.

"In a report titled 'Vendors Refine Their Open Source Strategies/The Risk of Subverting Open Source Freedoms Mounts,' Senior Analyst Michael Goulde cautions the open source community about the corrupting influence profit-seeking software players could have on its ecosystem..."

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