Kennedy: Talking Linux IP with Bill Gates
Dec 14, 2006, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Niall Kennedy)
"If you could ask Bill Gates one question, what would you ask? I
spent an hour today with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the
company's Redmond campus. I chose to ask Bill about Microsoft's
intellectual property stance against Linux and its open source
developers, from the SCO Group's litigation against IBM to Steve
Ballmer's recent claim Linux infringes on Microsoft patents after
signing a patent indemnity with Novell.
"Bill Gates claimed he had never heard of BayStar Capital, an
investor in SCO Group and their litigation against large corporate
supporters of Linux..."