Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 14th Jul 2005 20:57 UTC, submitted by Kelly
OS/2 and eComStation IBM has hammered the final nails into OS/2's coffin. It said that all sales of OS/2 will end on the 23rd of December this year, and support for the pre-emptive multitasking operating system will end on the 31st December 2006.
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Coral Snake
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2005-07-07

Actually the original Copyright Law framed by the framers of the Constitution DID JUST THAT (put things in the public domain BY LAW) by having copyrights EXPIRE within the lifetimes of those who applied for them. This notion of perminent "Intellectual Property" is of very recent origin and it will eventually kill off the computer, entertainment and information related industries if it persists. Micro$oft and what it has done to OS/2 and other operating systems is just a SYMPTOM of the general return of 19th century style monopolies to the computer, entertainment and publishing industries through perminent copyright. Thank GOD this didn't happen with Patents YET!!!!

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