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Is GNU/Linux a Trademark Violation?

Sep 14, 2007, 02:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds and is administered by the Linux Mark Institute (www.linuxmark.org). The LMI will grant sub-licenses of the Linux trademark to businesses and groups that want to use the word Linux in their product.

"When you refer to registered trademarks you are supposed to use the ® symbol, or at the very least attribute the mark to its owner. The folks over at GNU don't do this, if you check out www.gnu.org, there is no mention that Linux is a registered trademark, and they do not make any attempt to attribute the mark to Linus..."

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