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OLPC Tells Nigerian Court: We Don't Use LANCOR's Keyboard

Jan 07, 2008, 14:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"I'll show you the filings in the Nigerian case, but you can sum them up like this: OLPC doesn't use LANCOR's keyboard, its keyboards are based on public domain techniques, and the plaintiffs misled the court in a number of particulars to get an injunction it doesn't deserve. OLPC asks that the case be tossed, describing it as 'wholly incompetent, vexatious and a gross abuse of the process of court.'

"Here's what OLPC says was hidden from the court:

  • "LANCOR has no valid patent
  • "OLPC hasn't sold any XO laptops in Nigeria
  • "it's a non-profit..."

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