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🔗 Open Source pioneer Perens says it’s time to contemplate a Post-Open world

Moreover, he said, “We have a great corporate welfare programme. Our users are the richest companies in the world. Indeed, we’ve enabled companies like Google to be created.”

Open source developers, on the other hand, were often uncompensated unless they were working for those companies. Other than the likes of Google, the organisations making money were those – like IBM – who offered support.

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