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CNET News.com: BellSouth DSL leaves Linux in the lurch

Jun 02, 1999, 17:20 (13 Talkback[s])
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After the BellSouth story from this morning, CNET is covering the events.

"BellSouth is facing a protest campaign from a group of online Linux users who say the company won't let them sign up for its new high-speed Internet access service."

"Following a posting on an online site today complaining about BellSouth's policy, Linux users have launched an email and phone campaign aimed at winning high-speed digital subscriber line (DSL) access for users of the open source operating system..."

"A BellSouth spokeswoman confirmed that the company does not currently support the Linux operating system, but said the "configuration" was under development. 'We'll probably have something within the next few months,' said Sue Holub, a company spokeswoman."

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