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Microsoft: ‘We love [subverting the definition of] open source’

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The latest spin from "OOXML Paoli" is an attempt to portray Microsoft as a friend of the very same phenomenon it has been attacking

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Groklaw Responds to FUD About OIN

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Response to the noise made by a "campaigner" for hire, who tries to characterise the pro-Linux OIN - not Microsoft/Apple/SCO - as an "evil empire"

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“Microsoft Hates the Term “Free Software” or “Freedom”, They Prefer to Use Open Source”

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The Free/Open Source software community responds to more of the same deception from Microsoft

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Gates Foundation Joins Microsoft and Attacks Free Software in Greece

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In the troubled economy of Europe Bill Gates and Microsoft try to make the population more Redmond dependent and in the United States too the Gates Foundation shapes (changes) public library policies

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Oracle's anti-OSS stance

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Is Oracle starting to show its true feelings for open source software? It's taken a few months but the effects of Oracle buying Sun Microsystems are starting to become obvious. And among them are a series of blows for open source software.

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Larry Ellison: “We Have to Exploit Open Source.”

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Good new find from SJVN and further explanation about comedy regarding software patents at Sun Microsystems

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Steve Jobs Is Watching You: Apple Seeking to Patent Spyware

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It looks like Apple, Inc., is exploring a new business opportunity: spyware and what we're calling "traitorware."

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Oracle Action Could Cause Migration to GNU/Linux (at Expense of Solaris)

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By spilling coffee Oracle scares Solaris users, upsets the GNU/Linux community, and helps show what a joke (literally) software patents are

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Microsoft’s ‘Android Tax’ Shows Why Mono Should be Treated as Threat

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Asian companies sell many phones with Linux in them, but Microsoft is extorting all of them

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Novell, Patent Lawyers, and Gartner Group a Major Part of the Software Patents Problem

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Novell continues to feed the longtime software patents proponents from Gartner; lawyers promote software patents regardless of their impact on the market

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Novell/Mono Could be Sued by Oracle

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Next target for Oracle could be Novell; Sun's outgoing CEO gets a part-time job alongside a former Noveller

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Novell Uses Linux Foundation Event (LinuxCon) to Promote Proprietary Software and Fog Computing

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Foggy slant from Novell staff at the event which promotes Linux (LinuxCon) but not necessarily software freedom

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Apple is the new open source villain

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It’s an in-depth analysis from Florian Mueller, whose FOSSPatents remains fiercely opposed to all software patents. It’s something of a follow-up to a May piece in which he considered the idea of a Fair Troll.

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Groklaw Repeats Warning About Mono as a Patent Threat

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The site better known for its dedication to copyright fights against the Microsoft-funded SCO is turning its attention also to patent fights against the Microsoft-funded Novell/Mono

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Patent Threat Banshee Gets Hooks Into Ubuntu 10.10

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Another word of warning about Mono software which is excluded from the MCP and why Canonical should not mimic Windows and Mac OS X

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