Toppling Linux

Lyons, Daniel
October 2006
Forbes Asia;10/30/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p92
The article focuses on a crusade started by anti-corporate crusader Richard M. Stallman in 2006, aiming to impose restrictions on International Business Machines Corp. and other technological firms that distribute software using even a single line of Linux code. They would be forbidden from using Linux software to block users from infringing on copyright and intellectual-property rights. Moreover, they would be barred from suing over alleged patent infringements related to Linux.


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