Chicago Sun Times: The.WWWindy.city
Jul 29, 2003, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Howard Wolinsky)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Chicago.com, a long-dormant but potentially highly lucrative
Web site, is scheduled to go live today.
"Chicago entrepreneur Josh Metnick, who obtained the domain name
two years ago from a Silicon Valley techie who owned it, bills
Chicago.com as the 'Web site that works,' after the city that does
"To keep expenses down, Metnick is running the operation on a
shoestring as a 'virtual company' and using free open-source Linux
software to avoid paying licenses to Microsoft Inc. 'There's not a
line of Microsoft code in the site,' he said..."