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February 6, 2017
by sjvn01
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NY Attorney General accuses Charter Spectrum of cheating millions of Internet users

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman didn’t mince his words. In his announcement of a lawsuit against Charter and its subsidiary Spectrum, formerly known as Time Warner Cable (TWC), he said: “The allegations in today’s lawsuit confirm what millions … Continue reading

January 31, 2017
by sjvn01
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Linux leadership stands against Trump immigration ban

By its very nature, open source — and its most famous creation, Linux — relies upon the open exchange of ideas. While that happens largely on a free, net-neutral internet, it also needs face-to-face meetings. President Trump’s ill-considered, anti-immigration executive … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
by sjvn01
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VMware sued for failure to comply with Linux license

In 2007, top Linux contributor Christoph Hellwig accused VMware of using Linux as the basis for the VMware ESX bare-metal hypervisor, an essential part of VMware’s cloud offerings. Years went by and the Software Freedom Conservancy, a non-profit organization that … Continue reading