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Microsoft shares it's love of free software and open formats

http://www.the-source.com

We all know that the Redmond giant has long supported floss and it has announced it's going to put it's full backing behind gnu/linux.

Actually no, it spent years calling the GPL communist and trying to destroy anything that threatens it's monopoly position. But that's sort of the same thing right?

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ODF is Winning in Europe; ‘Microsoft Press’ Spreads ODF FUD as OpenOffice.org Passes to Oracle

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Victories for ODF, especially in Denmark; other developments that bring about better ODF support, still facing the usual FUD from Redmond

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Inaccurate Reports About Free Software

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Highlighting of factual mistakes in the news and how they may affect perception of Free(dom) software

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Microsoft to Mobile Customers: Choice is a Bad Thing (and Linux will Lose)

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Last week, David Coursey reported that Microsoft entertainment and devices boss Robbie Bach made the prediction in an analyst briefing that Linux on mobile will lose. Why? It’s choice is a bad thing for customers and that there is too much Linux in the mobile marketplace. By Bach’s count there are 17 variants of Linux available on mobile phones. He sees this as a bad thing for customers.

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MS Accused of Dumping and Using “Scare Campaign” to Block Existing Migrations to OpenOffice.org

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Microsoft is blocking "mass migration of students to OpenOffice" using EDGI and migration of Danish schools to OpenOffice.org using a "scare campaign", according to sources

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OSS Watch Pretends That Microsoft’s Attacks on Free Software Do Not Exist

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Criticism of a new writeup from OSS Watch, which grossly whitewashes some of Microsoft's behaviour and instead focuses on PR gestures and corporate spin.

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Centrify, Microsoft, and Software Patents

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How Centrify is strengthening Microsoft's patent FUD against GNU/Linux; Microsoft's patent violations and attacks on GNU/Linux explored further

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Defaming Boycott Novell Using Lies, Forgeries

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Foes of Boycott Novell go down low and make up dirt in order to paint the Web site in a negative light

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Alexis de Tocqueville’s Microsoft-Funded Anti-Linux Paper Gets Leaked

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The slanderous paper from a so-called "Think Tank" is available for people to assess; Groklaw goes through Microsoft's dirty laundry

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Eben Moglen Sets Record Straight Regarding Microsoft/Novell After Novell Lied

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Professor Eben Moglen responds to disinformation from Novell's Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, who was sent to London by Novell's PR team in order to speak to journalists

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Microsoft Smears — Not Embraces — Free Software Projects

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Microsoft's assault extends to the entire LAMP stack (and above), not just GNU/Linux

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FSFE Highlights Brad Smith’s Attack on Free Software, Microsoft Blogs Present Smith’s Spin

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Microsoft's legal team keeps trying to screw Free software and people do notice, then respond

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OpenSUSE's Brockmeier caught out over Moglen claim?

http://thejungleonline.wordpress.com

OpenSUSE community manager Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier has been caught out spreading misinformation about the patent deal that Microsoft signed with his employer, Novell, a little over three years ago.

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I Want GNU Systems…

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Short response to a lot of recent FUD about the viability of Free software in demanding systems

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Created by komrad 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 30 weeks ago
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Discrediting by Distorting Boycott Novell’s Message

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Response to people who mischaracterise Boycott Novell and falsely attribute false words to it

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