Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Frank Nagle at Harvard Business Review write.
8220In the last few years we have observed an increase in the active role of corporations in open source software by either assigning employees to contribute to existing open source projects or open sourcing their own code both to allow the community to utilize it and to help maintain it8230 The corporate worlds entry into free and open source online communities has caused some serious concerns and friction. Acquisitions of FOSS producers could lead to a crowding-out of volunteer contributors to an extent that threatens the future health of the FOSS ecosystem.8221.
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