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Linux Fans Scoff at Microsoft Patent FUD

May 15, 2007, 16:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Montalbano)

"Microsoft's threat to seek patent royalties from open source software users and vendors is so far provoking more scorn than fear.

"Open-source supporters are thumbing their noses at Microsoft's claim that it will seek royalties based on 235 patents for technologies it says are in Linux and other open-source software, saying they are not worried about being sued for infringement..."

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