July 28, 2003

Intellectual Property and Linux

Lets push aside all the analysts as well as McBride. Eric Raymond, Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds and get to the meat of it. Does Linux contain
Unix IP. Undoubtedly it does. Bill Gates in a recent meeting with financial analysts claimed that Open Source software contains Microsoft Intellectual
Property. Does Open Source software contain Microsoft IP? Most certainly it does. Now before I get crucified and hung from my toenails and
disemboweled let me explain.

Link: OSNews.com


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