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Linux patent suit ruled against Google

Apr 21, 2011, 21:22 (4 Talkback[s])

"A Texas jury has ruled against Google in a suit that alleged some of its use of open-source Linux code amounted to patent infringement, something that could have big implications for other companies using Linux technology and other open-source systems.

"In the verdict, delivered last week, the jury decided that Google should pay $5 million for the infringement."

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