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


From: Hadron
Subject: Re: Software Fictional Licensing Center (SFLC) Files Another Roundof GPL Violation Lawsuits
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 10:57:26 +0200
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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

-- 
"Maybe he knows where the body is because he saw where 
it was put." -- "Rick" defending Hans Reiser (his hero) in 
comp.os.linux.advocacy


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