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NewsForge: Symantec (Heart) Linux?

“With LinuxWorld Conference and Exposition approaching, security
vendor Symantec began nestling up to Linux reporters. The company
sent out an invitation to a come-one-come-all “media appreciation
dinner” at a tony Boston restaurant the first night of LWCE,
perking up the ears of dozens of open source writers and starting
the wheels of speculation turning. What could Symantec want with
the Linux press? But the dinner was canceled due to ‘conflicts,’
according to Symantec’s PR firm, which makes us wonder, does that
mean Symantec doesn’t appreciate us anymore?

“Ruminations have been running rampant regarding Symantec’s
flurry of interest leading up to LinuxWorld, though the company has
been at least a little interested in Linux for years…”

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