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Feb 12, 2009, 17:01 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"If I'm not mistaken, Linus Torvalds lives in the US where he leads the global Linux kernel development effort. Red Hat and Novel,l the two leading Linux distribution vendors are both US companies as are Linux contributors Intel and Google.

"Sure I agree and understand the need for open code to prevent proprietary lock-in, but that's not an anti-American stance at all. In fact, Linux is about as pro-American as you can get with its ideals of Freedom and openness while still providing a route for vendors like a Red Hat or Novell to make money."

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