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FairfaxIT: Linux: sold, moved, speaking

Jun 30, 1999, 17:37 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)

"SEMINAL Linux news portal Slashdot.org was sold to Andover.net, a US online news site today."

"Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Slashdot founder, Rob "Cmdr Taco" Malda said in a statement the deal was the result of the difficulty in maintaining one of the Net's fastest growing sites"

"`Hiring our own staff would mean hiring suits and marketing people,' Malda posted to Slashdot."

"In other Linux news, Carsten "Rasterman" Haitzler, the Australian-educated creator of popular Linux Windows manager Enlightenment, has signed on to VA Linux Systems."

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