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ZDNet UK: Microsoft: IP Indemnification 'Does Include Damages'

Nov 04, 2004, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft has clarified its IP indemnification policy, saying that it will indemnify claimants against damages as well as just legal costs, but some legal observers say the company still needs to spell out the small print on the protection it is offering customers.

"Questions on Microsoft's indemnification policy were initially raised after chief executive Steve Ballmer wrote an email to customers claiming that Microsoft offered better protection against legal action over IP violations than its open-source rivals..."

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