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The Register: Microsoft Wins Lindows Fight in the Netherlands

Jan 29, 2004, 18:30 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Libbenga)

[ Thanks to Danny Strickland for this link. ]

"Resellers of the Linux distribution Lindows in the Netherlands were ordered today to stop selling the product. Amsterdam judge Rullmann agreed with Microsoft that in many ways Lindows is 'profiting from the success of Windows' by infringing the Beast of Redmond's trademarks.

"Within eight days Dutch resellers have to stop promoting and selling any Lindows product. The Californian company isn't even allowed to advertise in the Low Countries any longer and, even more remarkable, the judge has ordered Lindows to make its Web site inaccessible to Benelux-based web users..."

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