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A Big, Linuxy 'Thank You' to Matthew Katzer

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Sometimes there's nothing like a good lawsuit to force people to acknowledge just how much something is worth. Take FOSS, for example. Sure, there are estimates made of its value from time to time -- the latest, in fact, just recently put the kernel alone at $1.4 billion -- but for many people out there, "free" in price tends to be viewed as free of value. So thank goodness for Matthew Katzer! It's all because of him that the Model Train case went to court -- and that there's now an official outcome confirming that free software has real monetary value. (General)