Congratulations to Linus Torvalds the creator of Linux on winning the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize this award is equivalent to winning a Nobel Prize. The Millennium Technology Prize is rewarded every two years for a technological innovation that significantly improves the quality of human life of today and in the future. I think Linus deserves it he gave away an idea that was worth billions. He is all class. His open source innovation paved the way for all the open source products of today. Making Linux open source started a whole movement into open source around the world. Linus Torvalds is a true innovator and deserves this prestigious award. Congratulations Linus you DESERVE IT!