Emerging Economic Paradigm of Open Source

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Key essay to understand how open source is embedded in the market, by Bruno Perens, one of the free software founding fathers.

URL = https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1470/1385

"Open Source can be explained entirely within the context of conventional open-market economics. Indeed, it turns out that it has much stronger ties to the phenomenon of capitalism than you may have appreciated."