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Essay 2: Firms in the IT-industry use resources to initiate and support copyleft programmers’ communities, which develop competing free programs.

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I released my dissertation under a CC (NC/ATT/SA) license in late 2006. The biggest issues I ran into was from our Library. I did it because I studied the open source movement, I believe in copyleft, and it was a natural for my work. The CC release was one of the best things I have ever done, and as you have done here, it is very important to promote these licenses for our academic work. The act of copyleft gets to the incredibly important question, as academics, why do we publish?

The incentive arises under a weak network effect even when the network of copyleft programmers is small compared to consumer network.

We introduce a model where programs exhibit network effects in the consumer market and where a monopoly firm selling a copyright program has an incentive to support the development of a free copyleft substitute program.