Linux vendor Red Hat sure doesn't seem to like Microsoft much. Red Hat is now alleging that Microsoft is not committed to the path of peace with open source software vendors. "This latest attempt to encourage patent aggression by trolls against FOSS further shows that Microsoft is not yet committed to the path of peace with the open source software community and appears intent on inappropriately preserving and extending its dominant market positions in the operating system and personal productivity suites," Red Hat stated.

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8 years 40 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago



No one seems to have noticed that the release of these "patents" was carefully coordinated with the upcoming release of Windows 7 in competition with Ubuntu 9.10 firmly in mind.

The M$ Crime Syndicate obviously hoped that a raft of law suites against Free Software would provide compelling advertising in favour of Windows 7, at that time.

Why have RICO when the DOJ never uses it to keep criminal organisations under lock and key?