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Old 03-26-2007, 07:46 AM   #1
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LXer: Linux, open source software pay off for PayPal


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When Scott Thompson left Visa to take the CTO role at PayPal in 2005, the Web company's data center surprised him. "Wait a minute," he recalls saying, "they run a payment system on Linux?" Thompson says he quickly saw the economic, operational and development advantages of open source and Linux technology. He now sees no other way to do it.

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