The Case of the Compressed Image

Posted by grouch on Jun 12, 2006 3:45 AM EDT
Global Politician; By Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
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The Open Source Movement weakens the classic model of property rights by presenting an alternative, viable, vibrant, model which does not involve over-pricing and anti-competitive predatory practices. The current model of property rights encourages monopolistic behavior, non-collaborative, exclusionary innovation (as opposed, for instance, to Linux), and litigiousness. The Open Source movement exposes the myths underlying current property rights philosophy and is thus subversive.

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