[Consortium] RE: [linux-audio-dev] OT: interesting angle on the NOVL-MSFT deal

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Mon Dec 11 18:30:01 EST 2006

> None of that is a concern here. The "intellectual property risk" is only
> a problem in the USA because they support software patents. We don't
> have that in Europe, so the "intellectual propery risk" does not exist
> in Europe. There is still "copyright protection" in Europe, but Linux
> has the GPL license, so that is also not a business "risk".
> James

This was not posted because of copyright/IP reasons, but rather the business
model that the article implies Novell may be pushing for.


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