The Economics of Free and Open Source Software: Contributions to a Government Policy on Open Source Software
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Keywordsfree software; intellectual property rights; free source code; open source code; free operating system; GPL licence; BSD licence; innovation; forking;
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-02-26 (All new papers)
- NEP-ICT-2006-02-26 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-INO-2006-02-26 (Innovation)
- NEP-NET-2006-02-26 (Network Economics)
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