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New Crowdfunding Platform Dedicated to Free Software Launches in Brazil

A new platform designed to help software developers find money and resources for their projects has been launched in Brazil. The makeITopen site is Brazil’s first and only crowdfunding platform aimed at helping those involved in the development of free software.

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Created by ckhung 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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A Free Software Business Model for Space Fighter Ace

I promised I’ll answer shawn42’s challenge in the first mailbag edition that I will explain and outline a business model for the future, usually involving free software or copyfree software. As it turned out, I acutally did this already for Space Fighter Ace, an upcoming online shoot-em up game. Unfortunately the business plan for the Space Fighter Ace project is lost in the shuffle.

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Created by kiba 9 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 15 weeks ago
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Making money with Free Software

Anoop John, CEO of Zyxware technologies and initiator of the Freedom Walk, writes a detailed arcticle about economic model of Free Software. He is looking for comments as it will be published in a engineering college magazine.

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Created by pravi 9 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 20 weeks ago
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Open Source Business Does Not Scale

At first sight, the findings of The 451 Group’s latest CAOS report, “Open Source is Not a Business Model“ might seem to be terrible news for open source:

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Ubuntu community head tests music economics with open content

"Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon, an independent musician and prominent figure in the open source software community, is starting a new solo music project through which he aims to explore the challenges of distributing music under a Creative Commons license."

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