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Debian developers ponder trademark changes

Following up on Branden Robinsons comments regarding Debian trademark change, ZDNet and puts it in perspective and a bit more detail.
Branden's original comment was collected in the DWN, week 38. ZDNet's article can be found here.:

Debian's current trademark policy states that businesses can use the Debian trademark if they make a CD of Debian, but cannot use Debian in the name of their business.

Debian project leader Branden Robinson said on Tuesday that this policy is in need of an update. “It is widely understood within the Debian Project that our existing trademark policy, originally formulated in 1998, is too vague, and has not scaled well to suit Debian's much greater degree of success and market penetration (on its own, and in the form of derivatives) seven years later,” said Robinson in an article on the Debian Web site. also covers the story.

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