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Help the GNOME Foundation defend the GNOME trademark against

Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 0:02
by sabayonino
http://www.gnome.org/groupon/
"GNOME" has been a familiar name in software for the past 17 years, and a registered trademark since 2006. The GNOME project has been a staple desktop for GNU/Linux and BSD desktops. It was the default desktop for Sun Microsystems workstation class machines, continues to be the default desktop for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server distributions, and it is the default desktop of Fedora and Debian. SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service solution for the retail industry is based on GNOME. GNOME technology can be found in TVs, tablets, phones, consumer devices, and in common software everywhere.

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UPDATE :
http://www.gnome.org/news/2014/11/group ... duct-name/
Groupon has agreed to change its product name

Thank you so much for your donations and help in spreading the word! We are overwhelmed and reinvigorated by the support we received from everyone, which has resulted in the following joint announcement that we’re publishing with Groupon
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"So far, we have raised 80959.08 USD. We would like to thank our donors for their generous support."
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