||To:||"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>||Subject:|| Hands-off-my-knowledge economy
||Date:|| Fri, 28 Feb 2003 18:20:06 -0500
February 28, 2003
Microsoft's castings of IP tremors on the .NET fault line are nothing
compared to shock waves set by the SCO Group recently in declaring
themselves as "the majority owner of Unix intellectual property" with "full
rights to license this technology and enforce associated patents and
copyrights." Where did this Hands-Off-My-Knowledge Economy begin and
where will it end? Jack Fegreus has this week's commentary on SCO Group's
intent and the Linux lessons still yet to be learned.
From sound economics to the economics of sound, Franco Vitaliano claims
he has discovered a seminal event in audio reproduction where an
amplifier is not an amplifier, but a digital analog converter that puts out
enough current and voltage to drive speakers directly.
You can click http://www.open-mag.com/4153928282.htm to go straight to
the subscriber home page and story links. And remember to send a copy
to your friends mired in proprietary systems.
The editors of Open magazine