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Linus trademarks Linux and collects

More than 90 Australian companies have been asked to pay a licence fee for Linux software in a move apparently backed by the software’s eminence grise, Linus Torvalds.

Letters demanding $5000 for use of the Linux name were originally dismissed as a hoax. But according to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Torvalds is dead serious.

Read the complete story. (The Inquirer)