The rise of open source communities as a space for application development and experimentation has been identified by technologists as a rich source for efficient and skills-oriented productivity.

Nevertheless, there is among entrepreneurs, the drive to commercialise products developed in an open source collective venture is strong. Where participants in an open source community are not subject to explicit copyleft, Creative Commons or GPL-style public licenses, disputes can arise about the moral and specific rights associated with open source products.

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