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> From: Donncha O Caoimh [mailto:donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com]
>>>http://www.linux.com.uy/contestacion.html>> Just started reading this but the broken English gave me a headache.
> Still, it shows what may happen here if some business man tried to
> trademark the Linux name.
> AFAIR it's happened in the USA, Germany, India, and now Uruguay.
>> BTW - talking off the top of my head here, I have no idea about
> copyright or trademark law beyond the obvious and well known..
>IIRC linux is trademarked in Finland and the EU?
and anyway, prior use is fairly easily proven, given that linux has been
in Ireland for at least 7 of the 8 years linux has existed.
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