Sept 3, 2003
Free Software Licensing in Context
Many users don't value freedom
Users will sign proprietary licenses for short-term convenience. Often, they later regret this.
Note the Slashdot discussions on Bitkeeper
Format lock-in sticks users with proprietary software
Short-sighedness about freedom isn't unique to software
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