The economics of open source by C J Silverio

The JS package commons is in the hands of a for-profit entity. We trust npm with our shared code, but we have no way to hold npm accountable for its behavior. A trust-based system cannot function without accountability, but somebody still has to pay for the servers. How did we get here, and what should JavaScript do now?

One thought on “The economics of open source by C J Silverio

  1. Its interesting, because most people see Open Source as FREE OF COST. And its not that way. There should always be some money around it to fund all the technology.

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