November 16, 2021 — Why is a company that makes its money from giving its young content creators a platform allying with Open Source, questions ZDNet’s reporter Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols. For the same reason, almost all companies rely on Open Source for their software. It makes good, hard financial sense. Multi-billion-dollar Chinese companies understand Open Source is good for business and are continuing to embrace it, as well as Linux Intellectual Property (IP)-friendly agreements. Bilibili is no exception, Today, Bilibili joins other Chinese technology powerhouses including ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, and its rival Kuaishou, as OIN members.