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Take a retrospective journey to the beginnings of open source, following its growth through the 80s and 90s. Meet the people involved, and learn how Red Hat got started, went public, and changed the technology industry along the way.

Red Hat Films is proud to unveil Default to Open, a documentary featuring many of the people who were there from the beginning. See what the early days were like and what the future might hold for open ideas, open technology, and the ever-growing business of software.

Featuring: DeLisa Alexander, Jeremy Allison, Paul Cormier, Alan Cox, Dr. John Halamka, Venky Hariharan, Lawrence Lessig, Alex Pinchev, Brian Stevens, Michael Tiemann, Mark Webbink, Jim Whitehurst, Jan Wildeboer, and Bob Young

Runtime: 28 min