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LinuxDevices: Microsoft Aims Indemnity Policy at Embedded Linux

Feb 10, 2006, 15:15 (5 Talkback[s])

"Microsoft today announced it will indemnify customers of its embedded operating system products more fully against legal threats involving intellectual property (IP). The move is seen by top embedded analysts as evidence that Microsoft views Linux and open source as its main competition in the embedded arena.

"Microsoft says its new indemnity policy adds new protections for about 4,000 customers of its Windows Embedded and Windows Mobile software products..."

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