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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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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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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

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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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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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Microsoft embraces Linux cancer to sell Windows servers

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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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European Commission pushes for software patents via a trusted court

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"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

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

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Bad News for the Free Software Movement

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

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Created by can.axis 4 years 27 weeks ago
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iPad is iBad for freedom

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As Steve Jobs and Apple prepared to announce their new tablet device, activists opposed to Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) from the group Defective by Design were on hand to draw the media's attention to the increasing restrictions that Apple is placing on general purpose computers.

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Novell/Microsoft and the Funding of Pinta’s (Mono) Developer

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Novell has a Mono-based replacement for the GIMP and some of the most expected sources are covering it

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Created by komrad 4 years 26 weeks ago
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Novell Has New Products: More Software Patents

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Novell carries on obtaining new software patents; the software lobby in Europe revisited and the role of the BSA stressed

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The Latest from Microsoft’s Ambassador to Linux (MVP Miguel de Icaza) and Other FSF-Hostile Folks

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Microsoft's influence on GNU/Linux comes from the expected vectors and resistance to this is still being suppressed

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Samsung to Make Microsoft DRM Stronger, Just as It Made Microsoft’s Linux Racket Stronger

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Samsung Electronics signs a DRM deal with Microsoft, on top of the Linux patent deal

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Linux Foundation Detoxicated — Slightly — from Novell Influence

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Ted Ts'o becomes CTO of the Linux Foundation, Novell's Markus Rex is out

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