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Christian Science Monitor: Ethics of Open-Source Campaign Era

Sep 23, 2004, 01:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brad Rourke)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"The importance of the campaign organization itself has waned. Instead, such effective message building means that the election campaign is now a collaborative effort among far-flung groups that never have to talk.

"Not unlike the computer world, where there is an arcane holy war going on. It pits those software companies that would like to keep their work completely private (Microsoft, Apple, and others) against a widespread, informal network of computer enthusiasts who have developed a computer operating system called Linux..."

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