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Because it becomes harder for potential teachers/tutors to compete with free?

There must be a reason why people volunteer to do something. People wouldn't volunteer unless they thought it's good for them too. If it makes harder for someone to compete - great. Compete better.

open-source software makes it hard for commercial software vendors to comete

well they ain't see nothing yet, when education moves more and move into the web that profession will not support the numbers it does now.

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