[fosscomm] Spoken Tutorial Project - IIT Bombay, Interest in getting involved with you !
hiddenharmony at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 00:35:19 PDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 1:03 PM, <jtd at mtnl.net.in> wrote:
> Some company say wants to use it for commercial purposes. They are taxpayers
> and part of their money was used to create this content. How are you allowed
> to use public resources and profit from it while preventing others from
> doing so.
Bah, you mean to say one should be allowed to make profits on the
taxes paid ? Then why do you need taxes in the first place. There are
many things in the system which are made with public money, but you
have to pay to use them. Public transport, museums, hospitals etc.
Also, how come IIT's are making profit from the content made with
public money? Content is available for free to download and they are
willing to ship the content on a DVD and only charging for shipping
The hidden harmony is better than the obvious!!
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