[nSLUG] Re: Complete control is better? (was: Wikipedia)

Mike Spencer mspencer at tallships.ca
Mon Nov 2 14:41:58 AST 2009


Ben Armstrong wrote:

> So when large, monopolistic software companies exercise "complete
> control" they're evil, but when encyclopedists do, it's good?

Why does this sound familiar?  Mutter..... Oh yeah:

So when 10,000 anonymous workies managed by people whose only value
criterion is "shareholder value" write a operating system they're
evil, but when 1,000 heterogeneous people with the hacker nature
write one, it's good?

Or something like that.

- Mike

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