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European Patent Office proposes unlimited patentability

Author: JT Smith

Linux PR reports that The European Patent Office wants to induce European governments to remove all legal restrictions on patentability in November 2000.

Blur Media releases The Evolution of Linux preview

Author: JT Smith

Linux Weekly News reports the preview is in the mpeg-1 format and can be downloaded at http://blur.cx/linux/ *The Evolution of Linux* explores the social, economic and political implications of free software.

Security update to Zope

Author: JT Smith

Security update and upgrade to Zope from Linux Weekly News.

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  • Linux

GNOME Community announces initiatives

Author: JT Smith

Business Wire reports that the GNOME project announced today five major initiatives aimed at delivering an industry-wide open user environment. A transcript of an online press conference is also available, from slug.org.

SSH Communications Security expands free secure Shell licensing

Author: JT Smith

Business Wire reports the new SSH Secure Shell 2.3 provides backward compatibility with SSH1 servers to ease transition to the newer more secure IETF endorsed SSH2 Protocol.

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  • Linux

Party platforms diverge on Net policy

Author: JT Smith

Democrats and Republicans alike built Internet planks into their platforms this year, but the two sides diverge, typically, along party lines when it comes to how cyberspace should be taxed and governed reports the Associated Press.

KDE responds: We’re not scared

Author: JT Smith

KDE might lack the PR spin teams or budgets of the rival Gnome project, but maybe it doesn’t need them, reports The Register.

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  • Open Source

Agenda to take on PalmOS with Linux

Author: JT Smith

The Register reports that US-based Agenda Computing today will launch a scheme to take on handheld computing giants Palm and Handspring with the introduction of a consumer-oriented palmtop device based on Linux.

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  • Linux

Netword introduces software for Linux

Author: JT Smith

Netword Inc., creator of a patented Internet keyword system, today announced the availability of its free software for Linux users.

Attachmate launches KEA! 2000

Author: JT Smith

Certified for Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, KEA! 2000 is the ultimate UNIX and OpenVMS host access client for the Microsoft Windows 2000 platform reports Business Wire.