August 28, 2000

By day, mild-mannered engineers, by night, geeks with guns

Author: JT Smith

"Call them Linux Libertarians. This subculture of hackerdom is less about guns than it is about an elaborate philosophy of a faction of freedom-loving geeks with an acute distrust for authority. To understand them is to understand the popularity of Linux, an operating system that spawned out of the insurgent 'free software' movement." The Boston Globe reports.

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