"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
"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..."