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Computerworld: It’s Your Money

[ Thanks to GreyGeek
for this link. ]

“Let’s see if I understand Microsoft’s new intellectual property
indemnification program correctly: According to Microsoft’s
announcement last week, the folks in Redmond will cover the cost of
litigation when any of its customers are sued because of any
Microsoft products that contain copyright, patent, trademark or
trade secret infringement. In other words, if Microsoft breaks an
intellectual property law and someone decides to sue a Microsoft
customer because of it, Microsoft will pay the legal bills.

“That seems fair. After all, customers have been paying
Microsoft’s legal bills for years…”


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