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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