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* Hosting and sponsoring key kernel developers, like Linux creator Linus Torvalds, so they can maintain independence while working full time to improve Linux
 
* Hosting and sponsoring key kernel developers, like Linux creator Linus Torvalds, so they can maintain independence while working full time to improve Linux
 
* Managing the [http://www.linuxmark.org Linux trademark]
 
* Managing the [http://www.linuxmark.org Linux trademark]
* Sponsoring other [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/tab/fellow_fund/ technical fellowships] for much needed services not currently met by the Linux community or industry, such as kernel documentation
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* Sponsoring other [[Fellowships]] for much needed services not currently met by the Linux community or industry, such as kernel documentation
 
* Sponsoring an [http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Travelfund Open Source Developer Travel Fund] for travel related expenses not paid for by companies or individuals
 
* Sponsoring an [http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Travelfund Open Source Developer Travel Fund] for travel related expenses not paid for by companies or individuals
 
* Fostering industry-wide legal partnering  
 
* Fostering industry-wide legal partnering  

Revision as of 19:08, 24 August 2007

The Linux Foundation protects Linux by providing legal services and sponsoring key Linux developers so they can remain independent and focus full time on improving Linux. Our legal experts provide a much-needed resource for protection and education on legal issues facing Linux.

Key Linux Protection activities include:

  • Hosting and sponsoring key kernel developers, like Linux creator Linus Torvalds, so they can maintain independence while working full time to improve Linux
  • Managing the Linux trademark
  • Sponsoring other Fellowships for much needed services not currently met by the Linux community or industry, such as kernel documentation
  • Sponsoring an Open Source Developer Travel Fund for travel related expenses not paid for by companies or individuals
  • Fostering industry-wide legal partnering

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