Linux-Watch: Microsoft Set to Attack Linux with Patents?
Mar 31, 2006, 22:00 (15 Talkback[s])
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"Is Microsoft getting ready to attack Linux and open-source
software with its patents?
"Florian Mueller, spokesman for the European
NoSoftwarePatents.com and a leading anti-patent activist, thinks
that may be the case. Mueller sees a recent Forbes interview with
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer as stopping just 'short announcing
patent litigation against Linux...'"