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Microsoft Scrambling to Explain Ballmer Comment on Red Hat Linux

“A team of Microsoft spokespeople have been working throughout
the day to devise a plausible explanation for a comment made by CEO
Steve Ballmer during a company gathering in the UK, which on its
face appears to say it is considering litigation against users of
Red Hat Linux for patent infringement.

“But one spokesperson acknowledged late this afternoon that
multiple sources have yet to come to an agreement over what the
company should say…”


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