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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.
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