Tag Archives: Automattic

Will Automattic join Dec 29 move away from GoDaddy day?

With all the reports about SOPA and GoDaddy (Mashable, PC World, ars technica, Read Write Web, VentureBeat, …) I was wondering if Automattic, one of GoDaddy’s customers, has been taking note of selfprodigy’s reddit posting: I’m suggesting Dec 29th as … Continue reading

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Infographic: WordPress Core Team (Update 2x)

You’ve ever wondered about who is in the core team of WordPress? Last year in Portland Jane Wells was talking about “How WordPress Core Decisions Get Made“. I compiled some information about the Who is Who of the core team … Continue reading

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Milestones of WordPress: Early Project Timeline (ca. 2000 to 2005)

Know the roots. If you want to learn about the general development of WordPress over time and you haven’t been with the project on from it’s very beginning and before, it looks like you’ve reached the point where it’s time … Continue reading

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New Kids on the Blockwart: Matt Mullenweg

Of questionable attitude: According to disclosed information by Ben Hook a.k.a WPBlogger, back in July 2010 Matthew Mullenweg contacted the critics employee and tried to exploit the work relationship to put pressure on him. In the now published email conversation, … Continue reading

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Akismet Introduces GPL Version to WordPress (Updated 3x)

I just ran over the fact that in August 2010 Alex Shiels (tellyworth) tagged the akismet readme with “License: GPLv2”. The info left in the changelog is: * Spell out that the license is GPLv2 Well, even that this is … Continue reading

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Trademark and Servicemark of Automattic Inc. and WordPress Foundation

I compiled a listing of USTPO Trade- and Servicemark Registrations of both Automattic Inc and the WordPress Foundation. It is sorted by Filling Date, latest on top.

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WordPress Trademark passed over to Foundation – Again?

WordPress.com, or better Automattic Inc, the company that had registered the term “WordPress” as a trademark back in 2007 after it has been used by the free software project with the same name and it’s numerous contributors for several years, … Continue reading

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