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Red Hat: Customers Can Deploy Linux with Confidence

Oct 10, 2007, 17:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"Red Hat is assuring its customers that they can continue to deploy its Linux operating system with confidence and without fear of legal retribution from Microsoft, despite the increasingly vocal threats emanating from the Redmond, Wash., company.

"Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told a small meeting of Web 2.0 developers and partners on Oct. 1 at its London office that 'people who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to eventually compensate us...'"

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