eWeek: Did Microsoft Block Free Software from Licensing Scheme?
Jan 26, 2005, 13:45 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
"One of Microsoft Corp.'s most vocal opponents on Tuesday
accused the company of blocking Linux, Samba and other major
open-source projects from taking part in a protocol licensing
scheme mandated by the European Commission's antitrust ruling.
"The criticism from the Free Software Foundation Europe came a
day after Microsoft announced it wouldn't challenge a court
decision requiring it to comply immediately with the sanctions
imposed last year by the EC. Microsoft may have agreed to comply,
but ensuring effective compliance will be another matter, FSF