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Re: Linux mark extortion

* Bruce Perens (bruce@perens.com) wrote:
> The problem isn't the cost. Even the most expensive tier is only
> $5K/year. It's the license terms. As usual for agreements drawn up to
> accomodate the commercial software vendors of the world and not us, they
> don't take into account sublicensing of our product.
> I'd be happy to license their mark for Userlinux, a commercial product,
> if I felt their terms were fair for Debian. Nothing doing until that's
> the case.

What's the scenario you're concerned about here?  Someone taking Debian
and distributing it as "MyLinux" and Debian not protecting that use


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