Archive for June 27, 2007

No points for originality

June 27, 2007 Comments off

You’ll just have to judge for yourself on this one, an item which comes courtesy of Linux Lookup.

Did Microsoft — not exactly known for its innovation and originality, but known throughout professional circles for copying and usurping the work of others — copy the Ubunutu logo for its Microsoft Alumni Network (Note: graphic reduced to fit on this blog page)?


[Of course, according to someone who posted on the forum at Linux Lookup, apparently both are guilty of copying another logo, namely the Scripps Healthcare logo:


So, knowing our friends in Redmond, maybe the attorneys should sort this one out, no?]

[FSF Associate Member](Larry Cafiero, editor/publisher of Open Source Reporter, is an associate member of the Free Software Foundation.)

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