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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 <> writes:

> ------
> 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.

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

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