[Ilugc] Is the proprietary camp winning ?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 12 19:04:39 IST 2006


Chakkaradeep C C wrote:
>>
>> that doesnt answer my question: 'who has he demanded the license fee
>> from?"
> 
> 
> Hoping this would answer you - http://www.linuxmark.org/lmi_news.html
> 
> That link says that there is also a case going on at Australia :)

No. That link doesnt answer it. Linus personally doesnt get any money 
from the trademark license. It goes towards enforcing the trademark to 
the LMI. If you dont enforce the trademark you lose it and "Linux" as a 
name has been abused before which is what LMI is trying to prevent.

http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/8/20/95

Rahul


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