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Re: [Totally OT] Fedora is over - Hannah-Montana-Linux Rules



On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 21:29 +0000, g wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> 
> > Knowing how the Disney people operate, I would presume that their
> > licensing letter/cease and desist has already been generated by their
> > legal team.
> 
> i would have thought so too, but being that it is here;
> 
>   http://hannahmontana.sourceforge.net/Site/Home.html
> 
> something is not kosher.
> 
> google for "Hannah+Montana+Linux" gets 39,300 hits.
> 
> http://digg.com/linux_unix/Hannah_Montana_Linux_What_are_they_thinking
> says;
> 
> Linuxtracker.org is pleased to announce the availability of Hannah Montana Linux
> X86 Basic Edition. Are we pleased to see Disney's annoying franchise break out
> in yet another form? Somehow, adontfinkso...
> 
> 
> even playstation is getting in on act;
> 
> http://www.us.playstation.com/PSP/Systems/hannah.html
> 
> so, as i said, disney *is* making money.
----
well if it provides Linux exposure to young people, it can't be all bad.
I would expect that if Disney has plans to make money somehow on this
and if they respect GPL licensing, it's all good I guess.

Craig


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