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ITBusinessEdge: FUD and the Linux Brand

Feb 22, 2007, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"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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