The Linux Kernel Organization

The Linux Kernel Organization is a California Public Benefit Corporation
established in 2002 to distribute the Linux kernel and other Open Source
software to the public without charge. We are recognized by the IRS as a
501(c)3 private operating foundation.

IRS determination letter
California determination letter

The Linux Kernel Organization is managed by The Linux Foundation, which
provides full technical, financial and staffing support for running and
maintaining the infrastructure.

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This site includes publicly available encryption source code which,
together with object code resulting from the compiling of publicly
available source code, may be exported from the United States under
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This legal notice applies to cryptographic software only. Please see the
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