Lindows now Lindash

By on February 17, 2004, 5:30 PM
Ridiculous or not? You be the judge, in the meantime US trial has been delayed until March 1st when will be decided whether Lindows will keep its name in the US market or not.

[COLOR=#1951B9]The operating system Lindows is now available as Lin---s (pronounced: Lin-dash) in those countries where Microsoft has blocked the availability of the desktop Linux distribution. The new name complies with a recent Amsterdam court ruling, the San Diego company says.[/COLOR]

Read more: [URL=http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/51/35618.html]The Register[/URL].




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Mictlantecuhtli said:
Apparently that wasn't enough for Microsoft either..[url=http://theinquirer.net/?article=14692]Lindows forced to halt trading in Benelux after huge fine threat[/url][quote]Software firm Lindows said that it has been threatened with a 100,000 per day fine if people in Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands attempt to access its site.The request to levy the fine was made to a court by Microsoft.The CEO of the firm said that as it was impossible to comply with a broad court order blocking visitors from Benelux, and so Lindows has withdrawn its products from these markets.[/quote]
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