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eWeek: Is Microsoft Taking Legal Aim at Linux?

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“If you can’t beat them, sue them? Is that what Microsoft is
thinking these days when it comes to slowing down Linux and open
source?

“Earlier this month, I reported that people were concerned that
Microsoft might be trying to retroactively claim IP (intellectual
property) rights over many of the Internet’s basic protocols. The
lawyers I spoke with told me they certainly didn’t like the looks
of Microsoft’s Royalty Free Protocol License Agreement…”

Complete
Story