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Sun Plans to Countersue NetApp

“Sun Microsystems plans to countersue Network Appliance later
this week, Chief Executive Jonathan Schwartz said Wednesday, a suit
that will include a request to remove the company’s products from
the market.

“Schwartz said on his blog that he has ‘no interest whatever in
suing them’ and therefore ‘reached out’ to Chief Executive Dan
Warmenhoven. But, he said, NetApp’s demands–that Sun ‘retract’ its
ZFS file system from open-source community and restrict its use to
computing and not storage devices–can’t be met…”

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