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ITBusinessEdge: FUD and the Linux Brand

Feb 22, 2007, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lora Bentley)

"Yesterday, commenting on the news that Cuba has decided to dump its Microsoft systems in favor of Linux, analyst Rob Enderle noted that the Linux brand, as a whole, may suffer if an anti-American label is attached to the open source OS as a result. If so, who owns that brand and can or will work to protect it?

"Two thoughts come to mind: First, wasn't the new Linux Foundation formed (in part, at least) to deal with the growing number of legal issues that are arising with open source use and development...?"

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