August 16, 2005

Trademark Linux. Make cash.

Slashdot | Linux Trademark Protection In Australia

Now here's a pearler... take a word synonymous with freedom and shared resources, trademark it and then start licensing it out. An allegedly crackpot lawyer in Perth, Jeremy Malcolm is kicking up a storm with demands for "Linux" users to pay up to AU$5000 in license fees. More embarassing news from home.

Posted by .M. at August 16, 2005 02:09 AM | TrackBack