Linus CHARGING $5,000 to use Linux name!!!!! 10729
I guess that not listening is a good skill to grow up and have. Linus made it very clear why he was charging real money for the trademark.
Money has to be paid to register the trademark. Who exactly should pay for that? Hmmmm, how about the people who are actually using the trademark? Well DUH!
It's a sliding scale starting at $200. Non profits only need to register. You only pay $5000 if your annual gross is over $1 million USD. If I were grossing a cool million because the Linux trademark was attached to my product, do you really think I'd be worried about a measley $5000 USD?
Finally if you really don't like the idea then simply don't use the trademark. It doesn't stop you from using Linux. Just from using the name.
Um. Would not a greedy punk actually get the money that's collected? All of the proceeds from trademark sales goes to LMI to fund their operations. Linus isn't seeing any money from this.
I'm really trying to figure out what Linus and Linux advocates did to these winturds to make them so vehement. I mean did one of us pee on the wheel of your tricycle or something?
Linus CHARGING $5,000 to use Linux name!!!!! 10730
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Linus CHARGING $5,000 to use Linux name!!!!! 10731
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