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NewsForge: Company's Open Source Dedication Questioned

Oct 14, 2004, 16:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Last week, a NewsForge article about Dallas-based OSI Hosting discussed the company's goal of being a Web hosting provider dedicated to open source. However, it appears OSI may be guilty of the same indirect SCO support its founder criticized in that article, since OSI's own servers are currently being hosted through EV1, which paid for a Linux license from SCO.

"OSI Hosting founder and CEO Jason Macer conceded that 'in a way, yes,' the company was being hypocritical in billing itself as dedicated to open source while it was using Linux boxes licensed through SCO..."

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