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Legal World and Childhood Dreams: Litigation Regarding Linux

Dec 26, 2006, 13:00 (8 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"However, one should know about the Some suits regarding use of Linux (see here) are pending. Their outcome might change the future of Linux. It is instructive to know about them.

"AT&T had given one of the licenses of Unix to the University of California, Berkeley (the University) at the time when AT&T could not do computer business. The University developed and released its own version of Unix, known as the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD). It became freely available and other companies incorporated it in their own products..."

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