The Register: Moglen: How We’ll Kill the Microsoft Novell Deal

“If Microsoft is seeking for a courtroom collision with the
world of free software, it may be disappointed.

“Novell’s decision to accept $348m from Redmond in return for a
patent agreement covering its SuSE Linux distribution won’t be seen
on CourtTV anytime soon, we learn. Instead it’s adopting the
stealthier strategy of changing the licensing terms under which
Novell, which uses the community’s code, receives the materials for
its commercial product…”

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