[Ilugc] Employee Agreement of a FOSS company

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 3 12:30:30 IST 2008

ம. ஸ்ரீ ராமதாஸ்|Sri Ramadoss M wrote:
> Hi,
> While the sum of money is accumulated with the investor, the sum of
> knowledge in the form individuals is extremely difficult to unite for
> wide range of reasons, which the investors exploit (for individuals
> involved seldom come together against investors' exploitation).
> How would an Employee Agreement of a FOSS company differ from a
> Proprietary Company? While its total surrender of everything at
> Proprietary Companies for a monthly salary how are FOSS comapanies
> different in this regard?

For one, if they are FOSS companies, they are going to publish your work 
under a FOSS license. The agreements that I have seen so far, tend to be 
a lot more flexible.


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