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Microsoft Won't Sue Linux Users, Company Exec Says

May 15, 2007, 12:45 (8 Talkback[s])

"Despite its claim to own 42 patents used in the creation of the Linux kernel and hundreds more embedded in other free software programs, Microsoft does not plan to take a page from The SCO Group and sue users of the open source operating system, a senior company official said Monday.

"'We're not litigating. If we wanted to we would have done so years ago,' said Horacio Gutierrez, Microsoft's VP for intellectual property and licensing, in an interview..."

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