Eben Moglen on software, sharing, and society

Posted September 26th, 2006 by konrad

EN: Eben Moglen gave a great talk about the sharing of knowledge and its benefits at the OSCON 2006. It’s now available on O’Reilly’s Distributing the future as an mp3 file.

It has come back from the grave as a belief that only exclusive property rights in ideas will produce creativity, inventiveness, discovery. You have proven that’s wrong […]. It is instead the sharing of knowledge and ideas which produces creativity, which enables invention, which produces innovation.

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