Who Cares About Software Freedom?

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The real hot topic in the blogosphere of late has focused on matters of a higher plane. Software freedom, that is, and how important it really is.

"Do you care about software freedom, or is it just because it's free?" was the name of the Open Ballot that kicked off the conversation over at TuxRadar, and the discussion has been ongoing ever since.

"Initially the latter, recently the former," wrote Newky in the TuxRadar comments, for example.

Similarly, "I'd say Gratis is good but Libre is better," agreed Silner.

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