Originally Posted by Prinny
Everyone copies someone.
If you want the truth, everything has copied something from someone else. Hell, Apple's computer OS is based fully on Linux.
Windows stole ideas from Apple.
Everyone stole ideas from IBM. IBM had the first OS made.
And where did Linux come from? Linus took ideas from the OS he was using at the time. And even though Linux is open source, you are restricted. You must make your hard work available to others. So it is not free, exactly.
I am not sure what this means in the final wash:
BusyBox Sues Monsoon for Violations of GNU GPL (Business and Technology Law)