Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Aug 2005 18:44 UTC
Legal More than 90 Australian companies have been asked to pay a licence fee for Linux software in a move apparently backed by 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, Linus Torvalds is dead serious.
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free code, less free name
by evert on Fri 19th Aug 2005 17:51 UTC
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2005-07-06

i understand he tries to guard the quality of the linux brand, but how will this money be used? for a linux non-profit organisation or for a new linus car?

(not that i do condemn earning money, but this is really a very unexpected move)

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