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Microsoft furious at $2,000 bounty for open source Kinect drivers

Nov 07, 2010, 03:07 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dean Wilson)

"A $2,000 bounty is being offered to the first developer who creates an open source driver for the Kinect, despite the proposal meeting with Microsoft's staunch disapproval.

"The original bounty was $1,000, offered by Adafruit Industries, an open source electronics seller and advocate. However, when Microsoft found out about the bounty and voiced its dissatisfaction Adafruit decided to double the offer.

""Microsoft does not condone the modification of its products," a Microsoft spokesperson told CNET."

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