Business Week has put up a series of articles
on open source, covering topics like database systems, MontaVista, software patents, and GPLv3. "Stallman's aim is nothing short of utopian. He wants to capitalize on the economy's growing addiction to open-source code as a means of forcing his social vision -- free software for everyone -- on information technology and consumer electronics writ large.
'In the world we're living in right now, no one can make small, cheap consumer electronics without our software,' says Eben Moglen, general counsel of the Free Software Foundation and co-author of GPL3. 'Our pre-market clout, our use as a raw material of manufacturing, is now large enough to bring an industry coalition into being.'
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