Why No Billion-Dollar Open Source Companies?

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Glyn Moody talks to Jim Whitehurst of Red Hat: "I think this is the first time I've heard someone as senior as Whitehurst admit something rather profound: that open source solutions save money for customers by doing away with the fat margins for existing computer companies – and thus shrink the overall market. Opponents of open source like to paint this as “value destruction” that takes money “out of the economy” - as if free software went around burning down offices and war (General)