The open-source movement isn't communism.

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Nov. 22 2005 12:33 PM

Red Herring

Don't listen to Bill Gates. The open-source movement isn't communism.

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* Correction, November 23, 2005: This piece originally misidentified Michael Olson as the founder of the software firm Sleepycat. He is the president. Click here to return to the corrected sentence.

Adam L. Penenberg is an assistant professor at New York University and assistant director of the business and economic reporting program in the school's department of journalism. You can email him at

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