Open Source pioneer Perens says it's time to contemplate a Post-Open world →

Bruce Perens, speaking at the State of Open Con in London earlier this year:

Open source had taken over the business software world, he said, at least for a particular set of applications. But in many areas, and certainly outside of the business world, it is not nearly as successful.

Moreover, he said, “We have a great corporate welfare programme. Our users are the richest companies in the world. Indeed, we’ve enabled companies like Google to be created.”