BBC Article about Linux SCO and Copyrights - BBC calls for statements

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Wed Sep 10 14:44:09 UTC 2003

On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 05:07:50PM +0200, Robert Michel wrote:
> Salve FSF-Europe,
> I don`t want to  bother you with SCO, but BBC is calling for comments, 
> & maybe some of you like to answer to this BBC article:

It is hard to answer an archicle which is unprecise and does
not enlighting people that linux is a kernel, not an operating system.

The GNU project and the FSF was always very aware of copyright issues.

Much material for possible answers can be found on:

> BBC Technologie
> Friday, 29 August, 2003, 13:43 GMT 14:43 UK  

> "Linux is a great operating system, and free software is a vital alternative 
> to the buggy systems sold by Microsoft and other large companies. 
> It is not perfect though, and it is not immune from copyright law
> just because it is morally superior. 

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