[ILUG] ilug.ie anyone
thomas.bridge at via-net-works.ie
Mon Apr 10 10:23:21 IST 2000
"Burke, Gary : GIG IS&T" wrote:
> Indeed, but we have already paid for it, so tough luck to them.
> In the case of something like /windows.ie/, or /fuinneoga.ie/ (sp?), MS
> would have reason to say that they own trademark and would probably win a
> court case to get it back, but in the case of linux.ie, we asked the
> trademark owner if we could use it, and he said yes. More, he said yes to
> us before he said yes to another hypothetical splinter group.
OTOH, my reading of the rules is that if Linus were to withdraw his
permission from the group, we would have to hand the domain back.
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