It's Time to Consider Open Source Software

Posted by alc on Jun 13, 2007 7:30 PM EDT; By Jay Pfaffman
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Free software gives everyone the freedom to run, study, change and redistribute software. It is these freedoms, not the price, that is important about free software. Free software advocates make the distinction between free, as in speech, as opposed to free, as in beer. Though many people would gladly accept a free beer, it is not one of the fundamental principles of democracy.

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