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Moglen, Stallman Chime in on Trademark Issue

Aug 25, 2005, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])

internetnews.com: Moglen: Linux Trademark Needs to be Policed

"The founding director of the Software Freedom Law Center says any company in the U.S. using 'Linux' as part of a name should sublicense the mark.

"Eben Moglen, who is also general counsel for the Free Software Foundation and a law professor at Columbia University, was commenting on the recent issue of whether Linux companies and projects should be sublicensing the use of the Linux trademark..."

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Sydney Morning Herald: Linux Fracas Not the Main Game: RMS

"The fuss over the Linux trademark has diverted attention from the real issue--the freedom to change and redistribute software, the founder of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation, Richard M. Stallman, says...

"Many applications developed by the project are used with Linux distributions, prompting him to often issue reminders that the name GNU/Linux would be more appropriate..."

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