[okfn-discuss] New crowdfunding system in the works exclusively for Free/Libre/Open resources
bzg at altern.org
Sun Dec 9 22:14:59 UTC 2012
Aaron Wolf <wolftune at gmail.com> writes:
> My concern is that if someone likes our
> funding ideas but doesn't care about Free/Open, they could set up a
> rival site (or existing systems with lots of clout could implement an
> option to function like us) but without the Free/Open requirement!
> This would diminish our unique qualities.
Don't worry about this. Your unique qualities would precisely be to
dedicate your project to free softwares/contents, reaching those who
think they are of specific value to the society (compared with other
products with more restrictive licensing.)
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