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Microsoft sues TomTom over Linux and other patent claims

Feb 26, 2009, 00:10 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd Bishop)

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"It's believed to be the first time Microsoft has filed a patent suit over Linux, after claiming for years that elements of the open-source operating system violate its patents. However, Microsoft says open-source software is not the intended focal point of the action. Five of the alleged patent violations relate to proprietary software."

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