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