Free/Libre Open Source Software, Liberal…

Free/Libre Open Source Software, Liberalism, Conviviality and Private Property. An anthropological view of Zotero advocates :

« This study examines Free/Libre Open Source Software and its inherent
problematisation of property rights. An ethnographic study of a network of FLOSS advocates based in academic libraries supporting the use of bibliographical management tool Zotero is used as a way of teasing out themes of community, conviviality, liberalism and definitions of ‘free’ to examine how property rights around ideas formed into software question commercial proprietary forms of commoditisation. »

URL : http://www.mumbles.mojo.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Zotero-FLOSS-and-Private-Property-Anton-Angelo.pdf

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