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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-19-2005, 03:44 PM - Thread Starter
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http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=25529

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90 Australian companies have been asked to pay a licence fee for Linux software in a move apparently backed by the software’s eminence grise, Linus Torvalds.

Letters demanding US$5000 for use of the Linux name were originally dismissed as a hoax. But according to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Open Sauce king is dead serious.


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2005, 01:40 PM
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Well, look at it this way... they are stealing his "Linux" name ... the code is a different story!

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