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Kirk Wood24-May-19 3:15
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I think you missed the point. Google has never ever sold software. They are a services company. The same can be said of Facebook. And there are plenty of companies selling software AND contributing to open source. The two are not related at all.

What I do see is that more and more companies are releasing the portions of the software not directly tied to their business. Facebook has released Bootstrap and React as an example. Both projects help them closer to their goal. Neither is the core product.

Now there is also a movement toward selling the data gleaned from providing "free" software as well. And on phones some have found they make far more from the advertising then they can make from selling ad free. But the two issues are separate.

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