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European Commission pushes for software patents via a trusted court

http://press.ffii.org

"Brussels, 12 May 2009 -- The European Commission is pushing for software patents via a centralised trusted patent court that would be created with the United Patent Litigation System (UPLS), an international treaty that would remove national courts. This court system would be shielded against any review by the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

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Microsoft Announces It Will Ship Without IE in Europe - Reactions

http://www.groklaw.net

Microsoft has just announced that it will ship Windows 7 in Europe without Internet Explorer

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Microsoft embraces Linux cancer to sell Windows servers

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Microsoft is embracing cancer to help ensure Windows survives server-room consolidation. The company has released 20,000 lines of Windows kernel code under version two of the GPL. Microsoft called the license it once hated "the community's preferred license". How things have changed.

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Created by australianrose 7 years 19 weeks ago
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Microsoft Carries on Abusing Web Standards with Novell’s Help

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Microsoft uses Silverlight to overcome the "nuisance" of Web standards while Novell helps it

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Groklaw Suspects Microsoft May be Behind Neon’s Attack on GNU/Linux in Mainframes

http://boycottnovell.com

The everlasting pattern of legal attacks almost convinces Groklaw that Microsoft is driving more lawsuits against GNU/Linux

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Moonlight and Mono Not GNU/Linux Projects Anymore

http://boycottnovell.com

The purpose of Moonlight and Mono put in doubt again

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Created by komrad 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Jaspersoft CEO: US Law and Policies Reinforce Proprietary, “Closed Source” Rights and Policies

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Insights into intellectual monopolies, courtesy of smaller (but growing) players in the software landscape

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Created by komrad 7 years 9 weeks ago
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European Commission Keeps Getting Filled with Microsoft Cronies

http://boycottnovell.com

Opposition to Free software inside the European Commission comes from familiar directions; Latest example is Siim Kallas, who is close to Microsoft

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Created by komrad 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Microsoft's Latest Whizzo Plan: Divide and Conquer

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Despite the rather surprising news that Microsoft won't have a comprehensive open source strategy until 2015, there's increasing evidence that it has at least established its shorter-term tactic: to head off the growing use of GNU/Linux.

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Keep Your Eyes Open

http://www.computerworlduk.com

One of the unexpected benefits of Microsoft's desire to get some hot openness-juice is that in its effort to appear open it is revealing far more of its internal thought processes. Here's a fascinating document coming out of that – actually a job advertisement for the post of Senior Marketing Manager – Open Source Community.

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Created by sharkswithlazers 8 years 27 weeks ago
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I Fear Microsoft Geeks Bearing Gifts...

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Look, those nice people at Microsoft Research are saving science from its data deluge-> Project Trident: A Scientific Workflow Workbench allows scientists to easily work with large volumes of data. Basically Project Trident is more Project Trojan Horse.

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Created by prakash 7 years 20 weeks ago
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How Microsoft and Intel Conspired Against the GNU/Linux/AMD Laptops

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A truthful new article about OLPC and some of the subsequent steps to replicate these ill tactics

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Created by komrad 8 years 16 weeks ago
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Windows 7: 7 Reasons Not to Get too Excited

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

It’s official: Windows 7 will be on the shelves just in time for the Christmas season. From an Open Source perspective, this is nothing ground-breaking: It’s just the same old Windows.

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Created by armin 7 years 29 weeks ago
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Microsoft and the Economics of Crime

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Further to this week's Microsoft Office crimes (and conviction) in Germany, the return on investment in OOXML corruption is debated

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Created by komrad 7 years 34 weeks ago
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Microsoft Fragments ODF While Trying to Paint it as “IBM Thing”

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Microsoft derails ODF from the inside and recasts the standard as though it's a property of IBM

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