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Microsoft’s Deal With Amazon is Extortion and Should Get Reported

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Analysis of the patent deal with Amazon and why it is a breach of some laws and should therefore be reported to authorities or regulators

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ZDNet’s “Open Source” Blog Still Hostile Towards Freedom (the “F” in FOSS)

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New criticisms of ZDNet bias and hypocrisy based on the past few days

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Amazon pays Microsoft for Linux

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What was Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO, thinking? Amazon just signed a patent cross-licensing deal that pays Microsoft intellectual property fees for, among other things, patents that cover Amazon's Linux-based Kindle e-reader and its Linux servers.

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Whistleblower site Cryptome.org shut down by Microsoft over leaked surveillance doc

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Network Solutions shut off the lights in response to a DMCA notice, after Cryptome published a 22-page Microsoft document outlining how the company stores private user data in its web-connected servers. The document also explains how government agencies can access that personal data.

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When using open source makes you an enemy of the state

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Guadamuz has done some digging and discovered that an influential lobby group is asking the US government to basically consider open source as the equivalent of piracy - or even worse.

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A small win..

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Millions of European Internet Explorer (IE) users will have the option to choose an alternative browser from 1 March, Microsoft has announced.
It follows a legal agreement between Microsoft and Europe's Competition Commission in December 2009.

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Ubuntu GNU/Linux 10.04 Search Page Links to Microsoft Datacentres

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As the new screenshots show, Ubuntu's change of a search provider is now finalised

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Shuttleworth: “If Windows API Becomes the Default on Linux Then What is the Point of Linux?”

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Mr. Shuttleworth is a very clever guy. So why does he keep the Windows API (Mono) inside Ubuntu GNU/Linux?

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Attacking GNU/Linux Using “Donations”

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Microsoft - like Bill Gates - is giving presents with no physical value in order to suppress and reduce competition in different areas

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FSF Smears

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Mac blogger Ronald Carlson and IDG write about the FSF and the former (at the least) associates the messenger rather than the message with controversial neighbourhood

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Sold out: Microsoft's Linux business is booming

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The SD Times reports that Microsoft has sold nearly all of its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) support coupons.

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Microsoft to drop Linux, Unix versions of enterprise search

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Microsoft will no longer offer Linux or Unix versions of its enterprise search products after a wave of releases set to ship in the first half of this year, the company announced in an official blog post Thursday.

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Microsoft Whitewashes Criminal History in the Press and Attacks the GPL Using Allies

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New heights for Microsoft's spin and lies; the latest wave of GPL smears arrives from friends of Microsoft and former employees

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What Microsoft’s Attack on GNU/Linux at HP Teaches Us

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Further analysis of the revelation that Microsoft does not permit any competition to even exist

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Bill Gates Hides Behind GNU/Linux in New Web Sites

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Not just Microsoft Web sites but the PR sites and the investment site of Bill Gates also rely on Akamai, which runs GNU/Linux

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