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Google's creation of an Open Usage Commons organisation to manage trademarks including those of Kubernetes service mesh Istio has drawn harsh criticism from other tech giants unhappy with the new approach. IBM’s veep and and CTO of Cloud Platform Jason McGee said Google’s initiative “doesn’t live up to the community’s …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Well it's not really problem

    Since Google has pissed off bigwigs like IBM and VMware, they'll have it sorted out I'm sure - one way or the other.

    It's not like this was a pure open source project taken over by a hostile entity and turned into a money-making machine, eh Oracle ? Nobody could do anything about that.

    This is a power grab by a hostile entity with empty promises, but on the other side of the table there are big guys with lots of lawyerpower as well, so there will be some tense discussions around the poker table, but in the end it will get sorted out.

  2. IGotOut Silver badge

    Oracle complaining?


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