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Red Hat accuses Microsoft of patent FUD

Sep 10, 2009, 00:03 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Red Hat's latest attack on Microsoft comes on the heals of the disclosure that the Open Invention Network (OIN) that Red Hat supports, acquired 22 patents formerly held by Microsoft. For the record, OIN was less than forthcoming with me, though they did respond to me late yesterday and they did issue a press release at 4 PM yesterday as well.

"Red Hat blogged that the patents acquired by OIN were being marketed by Microsoft to patent trolls."

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