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Wired: Linux.com Worth Millions

“When Fred van Kempen registered the Linux.com domain in 1994,
he had no idea that he was making a million-dollar decision.”

“Although van Kempen would not disclose how much he garnered
from the sale of the sought-after dot.com address, he said it was
less than the top bid of US$5 million.”

“VA Research, which launched in 1993 as the first Linux system
vendor, won him over with its well-thought-out proposal.”


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