Microsoft Tries to Spit Out the GPLv3 Hook

As I have previously blogged, “Microsoft claims that free software like Linux, which runs a big chunk of corporate America, violates 235 of its patents. It wants royalties from distributors and users. Users like you, maybe.”  The latest turn in the saga...

Novell goes public with terms of Microsoft deal

Novell goes public with terms of Microsoft Linux deal – Network World The patent agreement between the two companies seems to make it clear that Novell does not accept any of Microsoft’s patent claims. Section 3.4 says, “Nothing in this Agreement...

Microsoft Patent Claims Hint at Internal Issues

PC World – Microsoft Patent Claims Hint at Internal Issues In a follow up to Microsoft takes on the free world, PC World has an article today which points to internal issues as Microsoft that may be driving their recent “behavior” vis-a-vis patents....

Microsoft takes on the free world

Microsoft claims software like Linux violates its patents Microsoft claims that free software like Linux, which runs a big chunk of corporate America, violates 235 of its patents. It wants royalties from distributors and users. Users like you, maybe. Folks, it is time...

Set-top Boxes Open Up

Set-top Boxes Open Up “However, many assert that it’s Microsoft Corp. –which doesn’t make STBs and is often accused of attempting to lock in users to its own priority technologies %u2013 that has done the most to advance the role of the set-top...

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