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eWeek: Is Microsoft Taking Legal Aim at Linux?

Nov 15, 2004, 04:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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