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Is the Open Source Movement Libertarian?

Aug 24, 2007, 20:15 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Swanson)

"Yesterday the president of the Open Source Initiative attempted to show how the philosophy underscoring the open-source movement and libertarianism are best pals.

"But can they even be enemies?

"The problem with his argument, along with everyone else that attempts to make 'open source' a philosophy on par with other political philosophies, is that the level of code transparency and how it is distributed really boils down to a matter of strategic management..."

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