Yahoo!: Microsoft hit by Web patent infringement suit

Thanks to David
for this link.

Eolos Technologies sued Microsoft Tuesday for infringement of
patent covering technologies enabling web browser plug-ins. Windows
95, Windows 98 and Internet Explorer are alleged to be in
violation. No comment on whether Netscape will be sued.

“The company said in a statement its patent covers a version of
such programs from Microsoft known as ActiveX Controls.”