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    Decoding liberation: The promise of free and open source software.Samir Chopra & Scott Dexter - manuscript
    Routledge (New Media and Cyberculture Series), July 2007.
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    The freedoms of software and its ethical uses.Samir Chopra & Scott Dexter - 2009 - Ethics and Information Technology 11 (4):287-297.
    The “free” in “free software” refers to a cluster of four specific freedoms identified by the Free Software Definition. The first freedom, termed “Freedom Zero,” intends to protect the right of the user to deploy software in whatever fashion, towards whatever end, he or she sees fit. But software may be used to achieve ethically questionable ends. This highlights a tension in the provision of software freedoms: while the definition explicitly forbids direct restrictions on users’ freedoms, it does not address (...)
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    Free and open source software (FOSS) as a model domain for answering big questions about creativity.Scott Dexter & Aaron Kozbelt - 2013 - Mind and Society 12 (1):113-123.
    In free and open source software (FOSS), computer code is made freely accessible and can be modified by anyone. It is a creative domain with many unique features; the FOSS mode of creativity has also influenced many aspects of contemporary cultural production. In this article we identify a number of fundamental but unresolved general issues in the study of creativity, then examine the potential for the study of FOSS to inform these topics. Archival studies of the genesis of FOSS projects, (...)
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