Posted by: Anonymous
on August 11, 2007 10:23 PM
As long as business mind sets of greed and hierarchal organization remain the norm open source is itself at risk. Witness, for example, the NTFS file system used by M$oft. It was developed by the US government and it was freely available to the public. However, thru whatever llegal chicanery, it is now a M$oft copyright. How do you avoid high level piracy such as this? Only a government truly dedicated to the general welfare can prevent this, and the US government, in its present form, seems unwilling and incapable of standing up to corporate garbage. Goodluck, and watch your backs!