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April 30, 2007 by

SCO tried to gag Torvalds

Unix company was gathering information to support a court order to silence individuals related to its open-source legal case against IBM.

April 16, 2007 by

Stuart Cohen tackling the vertical application stack

While open source is big among large enterprises, it's not so big in the small business space, which lacks IT staff. Doctors, lawyers, and indian chiefs (non-casino) depend on re-sellers for their systems. These re-sellers lie at the heart of Microsoft's market dominance.

March 25, 2007 by

Groklaw vs. the cookie jar

If Groklaw turns out to have been IBM funded from the gitgo, so what? - the site stands on its own as our premier example of how the internet can be used to sanctify a proprietary position through majority endorsement.

January 22, 2007 by

Linux Foundation: Strength in numbers

OSDL and FSG (not FSF) are merging to form the Linux Foundation. Key goals include sponsoring key Linux developers, providing legal services, standardizing APIs, and providing a forum for collaboration and promotion of Linux.

January 21, 2007 by

Linux Foundation cynics ask merger or takeover?

Is this simply a matter of consolidating the legal and engineering resources of Linux, or is this a way for big vendors to take command of the open source movement with "one throat to choke," in this case Jim Zemlin, who had been running the FSG?

December 19, 2006 by

OSDL's future in China

A recent posting from a ZDNet Asia colleague got me wondering about the state of Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) in China. My friend and BLUG member, Xia Fang, who is OSDL's manager of strategic relations, assured me that "at this stage it has not affected China yet".


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