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Linux Will Be Worth $1 Billion In First 100 Days of 2009

Oct 22, 2007, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"What's Linux worth? The question has been a favorite of technology groups and cocktail party conversations ever since a character named Jeff V. Merkey offered $50,000 for a copy of Linux. The offer was a ploy. Merkey wanted it under the BSD license, which would have undermined the terms of the GPL. So he didn't get it. But we know, at least, that $50,000 proved to be a low bid.

"How would you set a value on Linux...?"

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