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Name  Kenneth Brown

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Kenneth P. Brown, Jr. is an American author. He served as president of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution (AdTI), a former think tank that was based in Arlington, Virginia.


He is best known for authoring reports critical of Linux and open source software, notably writing the book Samizdat. Some allegations in Brown's articles were refuted by Microsoft.


As AdTI's President, Brown oversaw the Institution's policy studies and foundation relationships. He is also Vice-President of the Emerging Markets Group, an overseas market investment and advisory firm. Kenneth Brown also serves on the Board of Directors of the Democratic Century Fund.

Brown has a B.A. in English Literature from George Mason University.


  • “One Year Makes the Difference in Access Debate”, Multichannel News, May 1, 2000.
  • “The Internet Privacy Debate”, International Journal of Communications and Law Policy, March 8, 2001.
  • “Outsourcing and The Devaluation of Intellectual Property”,, (April 26, 2004)
  • “Samizdat: And Other Issues Regarding the 'Source' of Open Source Code”, May 20, 2004.
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