Shane Schick: Why open source has always deserved a census

An article by Shane Schick, editor of ComputerWorld Canada, talks about the need for an Open Source census.

Ever since we learned that the Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft doesn’t take into account open source software when it comes up with its annual piracy statistics, we stopped reporting their numbers. When you only look at proprietary shipments, you miss a great piece of the puzzle. We just don’t know how big a piece it is.