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Novell Wants to Bring Microsoft, Moonlight, and Mono to Linux Phones (Android)

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's patent-encumbered "gifts" to GNU/Linux are being pushed into devices with Novell's help

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Is Microsoft About to Declare Patent War on Linux?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Microsoft's comments on happenings outside its immediate product portfolio are rare, and all the more valuable when they do appear.

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Apache Shows Why GNU/Linux is Safer Than Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Makes Batteries Dangerous

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Windows shows that it not only brings security problems to Apache but also to battery chargers

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Moonlight's Olympic-sized failure

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Microsoft only produces the Silverlight runtime for Windows and OS X, leaving Linux support to Novell's Mono project, which produces Moonlight. Mono developers argue that Mono is not chasing tail lights, but in the case of Moonlight it very clearly is.

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The best way to fight viruses? stop using Windows

http://www.itwire.com

You can accuse Microsoft of many things but you can never accuse the company of being short on chutzpah.

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NXS Dissects Special 301 Report: Using FOSS Targets You as a Criminal

http://news.northxsouth.com

NXS has provided the relevant excerpts from the IIPA's Special 301 Report and it's clear: if a country opts to use free software, the BSA wants them labeled criminals.

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Novell Should Stop Sponsoring the BSA, Which Lobbies Against Free Software in Vietnam

http://boycottnovell.com

Novell supports the BSA et al, thus harming some of its own interests as an arguably "open source" (or "mixed source") company

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Microsoft Not Only Broke the Law in Europe, So Browser Ballot Should Become International

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A new push for the Web browser ballot to be deployed on all Windows installers/OEM PCs; other abuses of Microsoft in Europe

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GNU/Linux a King of Servers, But Microsoft Boosters Disagree

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Using flawed and partly Microsoft-funded numbers, the advocates of proprietary software beg to suggest that GNU/Linux is declining (which it's not)

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Software Patents Kill Another Program for Linux (Android)

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The wonders of "innovation" show their ever-so-wonderful benefit to society yet again (the application above died from software patents)

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Microsoft shares it's love of free software and open formats

http://www.the-source.com

We all know that the Redmond giant has long supported floss and it has announced it's going to put it's full backing behind gnu/linux.

Actually no, it spent years calling the GPL communist and trying to destroy anything that threatens it's monopoly position. But that's sort of the same thing right?

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Latest Attack on FOSS Traced Back to BSA

http://boycottnovell.com

Very negative portrayal of Free software is tied to a lobby that's directly tied to Microsoft and also strives to criminalise Free software in the EU

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Another Day, Another Illogical Attack On Open Source

http://ostatic.com

In yet another attack on open source software usage around the world, a copyright-focused organization is claiming that use of open source software promotes piracy. With a new 498-page report (PDF) that repeatedly defies logic, the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) argues that the office of the U.S.

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Time to name and shame the anti-open source extremists

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Since I began writing this blog in 2005 I have watched open source move from a fringe idea to something embraced by the IT mainstream. But there are still extremists out there who want to destroy open source. Some of their names may surprise you.

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Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses

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Mono employees are already trying to put .NET inside a GNU/Linux platform that was announced over a week ago

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