Hemos from the getting-money-for-nothing-and-your-kicks-for-free dept.
Andrew G. Feinberg writes "The latest Andrew Leonard piece on Salon.com deals with whether our favorite corporations will still be true to the community while having to keep shareholders happy. Excerpt is below:
"Will the huge financial worth of the founders of companies like Red Hat and VA Linux end up disillusioning
small-time developers? These companies must now keep their shareholders happy -- will the goal of keeping
stock prices high interfere with code design decisions that used to be based on purely pragmatic factors? And
what happens if Red Hat and VA Linux stock goes down in flames?"
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