How can it work to have software which has its source open and free for everyone to see and still make money with it?
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*** Background **** Where are you from? **** Why Sweden? **** What did you do before? **** How did you get into Free and Open Source software? **** Are you a progpammer? *** Free software **** Difference between Free and Open Source software **** GPL ***** Tivoization ***** LGPL **** MIT/BSD ***** more/less free than GPL? **** Legal actions, who can sue? *** How to make money? **** Wikipedia 3.1 Dual-licensing 3.2 Selling professional services 3.3 Selling of branded merchandise 3.4 Selling of certificates and trademark use 3.5 Selling software as a service 3.6 Partnership with funding organizations 3.7 Voluntary donations 3.8 Bounty driven development 3.9 Pre-order/crowdfunding/reverse-bounty model 3.10 Advertising-supported software 3.11 Selling of optional proprietary extensions 3.12 Selling of required proprietary parts of a software product 3.13 Re-licensing under a proprietary license 3.14 Obfuscation of source code 3.15 Delayed open-sourcing **** Clynx story ***** can't sell services or hardware ***** wants to make money with enduser desktop/mobile apps