FairfaxIT: Linux: sold, moved, speaking

“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

“`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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