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Re: Software Fictional Licensing Center (SFLC) Files Another Roundof GPL


From: Moshe Goldfarb.
Subject: Re: Software Fictional Licensing Center (SFLC) Files Another Roundof GPL Violation Lawsuits
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 05:08:31 -0400
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On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 10:57:26 +0200, Hadron wrote:

> Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> ROFL
>>
>> http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2008/06/verizon-ceo-doesnt-know-about.html
>>
>> ------
>> Verizon CEO doesn't know about open source
>> By Sean Michael Kerner on June 18, 2008 1:37 PM 
>>  
>> From the 'not everyone knows about open source yet' files:
>>
>> LAS VEGAS -- I just got out of a Q&A session with Verizon Communications
>> CEO Denny Strigl and being an open source guy I asked Strigl about open
>> source. Specifically I asked what role does open source play at Verizon
>> now, especially in light of the recent SFLC lawsuit against Verizon on
>> GPL infringement.
>>
>> Strigl looked at me with a blank face and asked me to repeat my
>> question. He was completely clueless.
>>
>> He then asked one of his PR people to answer, and they too were
>> clueless.
>>
>> In December of 2007 the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) filed its GPL
>> lawsuit, which was settled in March of this year. The win was hailed as
>> a victory for open source by the SFLC and others.
>>
>> Apparently though open source types (like myself) thought the Verizon
>> thing was a big deal, it apparently never reached the radar screen of
>> Verizon's top exec. Go figure.
>> ------
>>
>> regards,
>> alexander.
> 
> They need to send COLA's resident genius Mark Kent around there in his
> "Kentmobile" to edikate him like wot Mark is.
> 
> http://www.swclassiccars.com/images/cars/357/DSCN5100.JPG

Yea that sure looks like a KentMobile to me.....

Here is the Schestowitz Sports model:

http://bp3.blogger.com/_HAnxun3Sm9w/RjfZRuiQapI/AAAAAAAAAaY/3rUpd63ZH0Q/s1600-h/barbie+car.jpg

Here is Gregory Shearman's car...notice the lack of options....

http://www.dyna.co.za/cars/Ford_15_Model_T.jpg

Peter Kohlman's car:

http://info.detnews.com/dn/pix/2005/09/28/asec/a028-gpvnew-0905n_09-28-2005_088Q2PV.jpg

Linonut's Vacation Vehicle:

http://cache.jalopnik.com/assets/resources/2008/02/The_EM50_UrbanAssaultVehicle.jpg

HPT's car:

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/07/08/0824_uglycars/image/1pacer.jpg

My car (not this particular pic and I have a vert)

http://www.shnack.com/wallpaper/07ShelbyGT_07_1024.jpg


-- 
Moshe Goldfarb
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