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Red Hat funds copyright fight

Red Hat funds copyright fight

Linux service provider Red Hat Inc. (rhat) announced on Thursday that it would partially fund the Electronic Frontier Foundation's attorneys in several cases being tried under the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

May 18, 2000 by in Open Source

Riding on the open-source wagon

Riding on the open-source wagon

In a market overflowing with Internet-enabled applications, vendors increasingly are counting on the magic words "open source" to attract venture capitalist, partner, and customer interest. But are software vendors using open source merely as a way to stand out from the crowd?

October 31, 2000 by in Open Source

Comdex: KDE backers to form a league of their own

Comdex: KDE backers to form a league of their own

LAS VEGAS -- On Wednesday at Comdex/Fall '00, the backers of the KDE Linux desktop environment are expected to band together and form a corporate-backed group to push KDE (K Desktop Environment) as a viable alternative to GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment). Full story to follow.

November 12, 2000 by in Open Source