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eWeek: Did Microsoft Block Free Software from Licensing Scheme?

Jan 26, 2005, 13:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"One of Microsoft Corp.'s most vocal opponents on Tuesday accused the company of blocking Linux, Samba and other major open-source projects from taking part in a protocol licensing scheme mandated by the European Commission's antitrust ruling.

"The criticism from the Free Software Foundation Europe came a day after Microsoft announced it wouldn't challenge a court decision requiring it to comply immediately with the sanctions imposed last year by the EC. Microsoft may have agreed to comply, but ensuring effective compliance will be another matter, FSF Europe said..."

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