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Framework for Legalising Software Patents in Europe Falls Over, So Why Does Canonical Join the OIN?

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Canonical, the EU-based company which produces the "Ubuntu" GNU/Linux distribution, joins the Open Invention Network just as the "EU patent" seemingly collapses

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The History of ‘Paul Murphy’ Defaming Linux

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A look back (8 years ago) at what "Paul Murphy" was doing to GNU/Linux, leading to the thread "Rudy de Haas' Defamation"

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Faking Freedom

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The Open Source Initiative (OSI) needs to rethink its methods; Groklaw asks the OSI, "have you pruned out the Microsoft toadies/partners yet?"

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Microsoft Cites Success of Novell Linux Interop Deal

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Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday, saying that more than 500 customers have signed up since the program began more than three years ago.

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What does Microsoft think of open source?

http://www.computerweekly.com

It's easy to forget that Microsoft is a software company. Given our near ubiquitous exposure to the Windows operating system (OS), many people don't think of an OS as software in quite the same way as an application - or "app" as it is increasingly becoming known. Of course Microsoft is a software company. What does Microsoft think of open source?

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Microsoft Buys Speech Placements in Another Open Source Conference (MOSC, Malaysia)

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Microsoft still uses the language of money to "infiltrate" events of the very same entity it's competing against and suing

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Has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?

http://www.techradar.com

People don't just like Windows 7, it's the anti-Vista: loved for as many often spurious reasons as Vista was hated. But has Window 7 seen off any threat from open source operating systems? In other words, has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?

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MS’s Attack on Software Freedom With Software Patents

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New analysis of patents relating to software, assorted items from the news, and interpretation of those items

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SUSE MeeGo is About Mono and OpenSUSE Makes Microsoft-taxed GNU/Linux

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A critical look at SUSE's affair with MeeGo and the relationship between OpenSUSE and SLE*

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European Commission Still Lobbied by Microsoft, OASIS Does Not Support Software Freedom

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Groups in Europe fight over the definitions of "open source" and "open standards"; meanwhile, "Free/libre software" is being left out of this conversation

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FSF Hostility From Novell’s Former Managers Amid Fight Against ACTA

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Advocacy of freedom seen as "negative" by so-called "pragmatists" who chose to serve Novell

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Microsoft Certified Partner Supports Mono

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Infragistics adds its weight to Mono at times when Novell's future is mostly unknown and OpenSUSE rethinks its strategy

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The Changing of History

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Dell repeats the mistakes of history by harbouring censorship and fearing to pass judgment about Microsoft

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Did Microsoft Pressure Dell to Change Ubuntu Linux Statement?

http://www.thevarguy.com

On June 10, The VAR Guy was first to report Dell considered Ubuntu Linux safer than Windows. But now, Dell has apparently updated its web site to remove/alter that statement. Of course, Linux conspiracy theorists think Microsoft pressured Dell to make the change. Is that really the case? Here's the story.

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Entryism Watch: OOXML Lobbyist Wipro Enters OpenOffice.org Project

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One of Microsoft's closest allies in India is entering development of the main competitor of Microsoft's cash cow

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