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Moglen, Stallman Chime in on Trademark Issue

internetnews.com: Moglen: Linux Trademark Needs to be
Policed

“The founding director of the Software Freedom Law Center says
any company in the U.S. using ‘Linux’ as part of a name should
sublicense the mark.

“Eben Moglen, who is also general counsel for the Free Software
Foundation and a law professor at Columbia University, was
commenting on the recent issue of whether Linux companies and
projects should be sublicensing the use of the Linux
trademark…”

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Sydney Morning Herald: Linux Fracas Not the Main Game: RMS

“The fuss over the Linux trademark has diverted attention from
the real issue–the freedom to change and redistribute software,
the founder of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation,
Richard M. Stallman, says…

“Many applications developed by the project are used with Linux
distributions, prompting him to often issue reminders that the name
GNU/Linux would be more appropriate…”


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