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to be able to use it without having to worry about high costs or administrative issues. In most instances, when software is developed it is done under a cloak of secrecy. Not many people are involved in the design and development phase. With most software, there is a huge cost that is associated with it, and it is usually this cost that is paid for by the consumer, whereas the develpment of open source software is completely free from start to finish, and the general online public can download it immediately at no cost. Open Source Software is not new to the Internet. It has been around for over twenty years. Yet many people still do not understand its scope. This software played a big part in the way the Internet developed. it is the reason why the world wide web is free for all to access. Many different Internet providers have converted their browsers to Open Source and have had great success. When a company installs Open Source Software, they are giving themselves the ability to reach markets that they not ordinarily be able to do business with. all business people know that image is everything, and when they use Open Source Software, they are able to contribute something back to the public thereby increasing their popularity with consumers and acquiring customers.
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  • Fall '19
  • open source software, World Wide Web, mention of open source software

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