January 27, 2004
Intellectual Property in the Real World
Kelly McNeill writes "Information has been regarded as property in Western society for hundreds of years, but can it really be owned? If youre a movie studio, a software company, or a record label, the answer has to be yes. Russell Peterson submitted the following editorial contribution, to osViews which proposes that information can be too valuable to be privately owned, and discusses open source as the means of bringing it into public ownership."
- Open Source