"THE DEBT-SADDLED Microsoft, whose sales of Windows are
declining quite sharply in recent years (in terms of revenue) along
with other products [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7], long ago decided that
racketeering [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] will be its business model
against GNU/Linux and Free software (it began when Microsoft
prioritised patenting — not development — around 2007
or before that). Novell legitimised this strategy from Microsoft by
actually approaching Microsoft to make that possible.
"In 2007, both LG and Samsung (giant companies located in Korea)
started paying Microsoft for Linux and currently they use Android
(Samsung currently uses Bada, which is Android). These two
companies were creating or passively establishing a bad
neighbourhood by embracing Android while they were paying Microsoft
for Linux. We warned about this many times. That being said, Google
was already paying Microsoft for ActiveSync patents and Google is
not against software patents, unlike Red Hat for example."