August 1, 2012

Debian's New Draft Trademark Policy

The Debian project is attempting to rewrite its trademark policy to be "as free as possible" while still protecting the project's identity; project leader Stefano Zacchiroli has just announced a new draft for consideration. "The objective of this trademark policy is to encourage widespread use and adoption of the DEBIAN trademarks, styles, and logos (hereinafter ``trademarks'') while ensuring consistent usage which avoids any confusion in the mind of the users. The goal of this policy is to encourage use of the DEBIAN mark in commercial or non-commercial activity based around DEBIAN."

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