How is it possible that Commodore(USA)/Amiga is not real Amiga, but AmigaOne and AmigaOS are?


Amiga Inc settled with Hyperion to develop the OS alone in court

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_AmigaOS_4_dispute

And now sells only name.

Buyer is CommodoreUS small LCC that pretends to be big just because of VIC, COmmodore and Amiga names.

And who sold them the name?

Great fake company that didn`t developed AmigaOS at all

https://sites.google.com/site/freeamiga/

And by buying CUSA products you sponsor Amiga Inc

http://amigaworld.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=35791&forum=44&5

What isn`t a parallel is that each CUSA customer supports Amiga Inc directly through licencing scheme.

Barry Altman sais:

Given the expressed desire to progress from being a licensee to
an owner of both Commodore and Amiga IP, is there any
progress on either of those fronts?
I can’t recall every publically making that statement.
Could you describe exactly how the legal situation stands
regarding the brand names (Commodore, Amiga, with
associated marks like „Boing Ball“ etc), and licenses and
ownership’s thereof?
The Commodore trademark is still being duked out in the courts, as we
have documented on our forum, commodore-amiga.org.
Amiga Inc, continues to own the AMIGA trademark and Boing Ball
trademark amongst other things. Our license covers Boing Ball
imagery on our Commodore Amigas.
How much did you pay Amiga Inc. for the rights to use the
Amiga name on your computers?
Such contracts are confidential between the parties to the agreement.
Do you pay Amiga Inc. a licensing fee for each machine sold, or
was it a single lump sum payment, or a combination of both?
I will this one time indulge you and say, both.

14 responses to “How is it possible that Commodore(USA)/Amiga is not real Amiga, but AmigaOne and AmigaOS are?

  1. andre 30/06/2012 у 17:48

    Yes, Amiga OS on Commodore amiga!

    Lucky we still have it!

    My A4000 getting old now.

    • anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 30/06/2012 у 17:58

      Sadly, currently there is no AmigaOS on these Commodore(USA) Amigas.
      Go AmigaOne x1000, Acube SAM 460 for AmigaOS 4 OR PowerPC Mac for MorphOS (all those systems can run Linux and PPC Macs can run a bit older Tiger MacOS X) or try AROS on x86 / these systems

      • andre 30/06/2012 у 18:07

        PPC slow and expensive.

        Hyperion bad coders.

        Maybe MorphOS

  2. anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 30/06/2012 у 18:37

    With good OS (Linux, AmigaOS) PPC is not slow. G5 Class is better then calssic PIV and Cell in PS3 with Linux eats away most of PCs.
    Hyperion are good coders, but just few good man. MorphOS is better because its longer in development, in fact MorphOS is first PPC AmigaOS.
    Note that PPC, Hyperion and OS4 bashing will not be allowed – I suggest you MooBunny

    • andre 30/06/2012 у 19:05

      I had Pegasos 2 with both MOS ans AOS.

      AOS was buggy, poor stability and speed compared to MOS.

      Will never again buy AOS.

      • anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 30/06/2012 у 19:07

        In time it will catch up, especially if it gets multi core and full RadeonHD support, Update your OS to 4.1.4 to get more stability and also get MOS 3.
        You have been warned, if you keep comments like that you will be consored as on CUSA YT and FB pages

  3. andre 30/06/2012 у 19:21

    I have since sold Pegasos

    Maybe one day Mac Mini or PowerMac.

    OS4 no deal for me, too expensive and slow hardware.

    Best use AROS or Linux.

    • anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 30/06/2012 у 19:26

      I do used AROS and LInux but dont want to see MorphOS and AMigaOS dissapearing, but develped further to level up with Linux. Both AROS and Linux can be installed on SAM 460, AmigaOne x1000 and my PC

      • andre 30/06/2012 у 20:19

        AOS and MOS will never be Linux level.

        Better use Linux than.

  4. anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 30/06/2012 у 22:01

    And I do use Linux. AmigaOS and MorphOS are rapidly growing in past few years, as never before, So never say never, alternatives are always good.

    • andre 01/07/2012 у 07:38

      Linux has 500 000 developers, Amiga has 50.
      Very hard to match.

      • anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 01/07/2012 у 09:50

        True, but ideas is not to matchg but wish fior AOS to develop, Everyone should progress, You are on the edge of ban, this depends purely on your next comment as Lars objects

  5. Lars 01/07/2012 у 01:43

    It is obvious that the only attitude Andre has for the Amiga is contempt. It causes him no harm yet he seeks to destroy it.

    • anti-cusa for love Reggae and Amiga 01/07/2012 у 05:04

      True Lars, but you can`t reach some people even with patience and argumnents

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