Is it time for open source to be treated as a public good?

John Leonard
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Is it time for open source to be treated as a public good?
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Is it time for open source to be treated as a public good?

Open source is everywhere, including critical infrastructure. Should governments be playing more of a role in its governance?

Open source software is widely regarded as a good thing. It helps spread successful ideas quickly, drives adherence to open standards, reduces licensing costs and lock in, and provides a springboar...

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