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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 6 years 5 weeks ago
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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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Created by can.axis 6 years 16 weeks ago
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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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Jaspersoft CEO: US Law and Policies Reinforce Proprietary, “Closed Source” Rights and Policies

http://boycottnovell.com

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

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Created by komrad 5 years 47 weeks ago
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European Commission Keeps Getting Filled with Microsoft Cronies

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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 5 years 40 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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Created by komrad 5 years 47 weeks ago
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Groklaw Suspects Microsoft May be Behind Neon’s Attack on GNU/Linux in Mainframes

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

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Created by komrad 5 years 35 weeks ago
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Moonlight and Mono Not GNU/Linux Projects Anymore

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The purpose of Moonlight and Mono put in doubt again

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Created by komrad 5 years 40 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 6 years 7 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 6 years 15 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 6 years 20 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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Created by komrad 6 years 16 weeks ago
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Novell is “Impressed” by Miguel de Icaza… Well, So is Microsoft

http://boycottnovell.com

There is a substantive effort in open source to bring such an implementation of .Net to market, known as Mono and being driven by Novell, and one of the attributes of the agreement we made with Novell is that the intellectual property associated with that is available to Novell customers.

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Created by komrad 6 years 19 weeks ago
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Microsoft Hires Federated Media for Twitter AstroTurfing

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Mind Control: To control mental output you have to control mental input. Take control of the channels by which developers receive information, then they can only think about the things you tell them. Thus, you control mindshare!

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Created by komrad 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Bad News for the Free Software Movement

http://www.h-online.com

"Matt Asay has left Alfresco and joined Canonical as its new Chief Operating Officer..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 29 weeks ago
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