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TomTom gets allies in Microsoft Linux patent lawsuit fight

Mar 23, 2009, 15:16 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"One of OIN's initiatives is Linux Defenders, which also brings the resources of the SFLC (Software Freedom Law Center) and the Linux Foundation to bear against anyone who wants to try patent lawsuits against Linux.

"Now, neither TomTom nor the OIN is saying they'll use the OIN and friends' patent resources against Microsoft. But, you'd have to be an idiot not to see that that is exactly what they're implying will happen if Microsoft wants to keep pushing forward with its patent lawsuits."

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