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PRNewswire: Ecrix and Linux Fund Launch OpenTape.org

Jan 31, 2000, 20:13 (1 Talkback[s])

"Ecrix Sponsors Non-Profit Web Site Focused on Data Backup and Open Source Software."

"Ecrix Corporation and the Linux Fund today announced OpenTape.org (www.opentape.org), a new nonprofit web site supporting the open source software movement. OpenTape.org offers users access to technical information about data backup hardware and software for the Linux operating system. All advertising and vendor participation revenues generated by the site go to the Linux Fund, a non-profit organization that supports Linux programmers with development grants and university scholarships."

"Ecrix is actively supporting the future of the open source software movement with direct investments in the Linux community," said Kelly Beavers, president of Ecrix."

"Staffers at the Linux Fund designed and implemented the OpenTape.org web site, which features a wide array of information resources. These resources include end-user product reviews, discussion boards, and links to sites hosting current open-source development projects."

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