Open Source

Paul Bennun finds out how Free and Open Source software is making its impact felt across the world, fuelling development and saving businesses millions of pounds.

Produced by a global network of software enthusiasts and freely given away, community created computer programs can compete with big business.

Their creators are driven by an ideology as much as price, challenging traditional intellectual property rights and placing power in the hands of the public rather than private corporations.

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Paul Bennun finds out how Free and Open Source software is making its impact felt across the world, fuelling development and saving businesses millions of pounds.

Produced by a global network of software enthusiasts and freely given away, community created computer programs can compete with big business.

Their creators are driven by an ideology as much as price, challenging traditional intellectual property rights and placing power in the hands of the public rather than private corporations.