Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 18:02 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
GNU, GPL, Open Source Eric S. Raymond is one of the three big figures in open source, together with Linus Torvalds and Richard Stallman. During a talk for the Long Island Linux User Group, he made some interesting statements about the GPL, namely that the GPL is no longer needed due to the way the open source movement works.
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RE[4]: No
by pooo on Tue 24th Mar 2009 19:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: No"
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It doesn't prove that the tech industry is exactly like the banking industry. However his point was that you can't trust industry in general to self regulate and that "enlightened self interest" is not enough. It does absolutely support *that* point.

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