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FSFE refutes BSA's false claims to European Commission

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FSFE has obtained a copy of a letter sent to the Commission by the BSA last week. In the following paragraphs they analyse the BSA's arguments and explain why their claims are false, and why Open Standards are key to interoperability and competition in the European software market.

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Neelie Kroes (EU Commissioner): 'Openness at the heart of the EU Digital Agenda'

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Exactly two years ago I spoke about interoperability and standards here in Brussels. Here is a brief overview...

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European Commission Betrays Open Standards

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The final version of the important Digital Agenda for Europe has been leaked – and shows that the European Commission has betrayed open standards. Where an earlier draft had an entire section headed “Open Standards and Interoperability”, the latest version only uses the word “open” once in the corresponding section “Interoperability and standards.”

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Why Microsoft Suddenly Wanted to Be More Interoperable - Comes v. MS Exh. 7068 Tells Us

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Guess why Microsoft suddenly decided it wanted to be more interoperable? It's so it can get customers to quit using Linux and switch to Windows & .NET.

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The EU and Microsoft Settle Browser Issue; Interoperability with FOSS Still a Problem

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The EU Commission and Microsoft have settled the browser choice issue, and the Commission will continue to monitor interoperability issues, with Microsoft posting a new and "improved" set of documents today about interoperability.

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Officeshots: making ODF truly interoperable

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Complex file formats, such as those used for office documents, inevitably lead to differences in interpretation by application developers. If a user sends a document to someone else who views it in a different application or version, chances are that the output shows some subtle differences or, by bad luck, that the formatting is completely munged.

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Microsoft Sued for Deliberately Making Competitor’s Product “Become Incompatible”

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Microsoft kicks another company out of its own property, so it is taken to court

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With Windows 7, Only Half of Samba Stops Working

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Bringing Windows 7 clients into your Linux network is exactly what the fine Samba server is made for. But every Windows release comes with new interop roadblocks, and Windows 7 is no exception. Charlie Schluting shows how to get past the latest ones.

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European governments help increase ODF interoperability

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Representatives from three European member states, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands, took part in the second Open Document Format (ODF) interoperability workshop held in the Italian town of Orvieto at the beginning of this month.

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Microsoft antitrust case: FSFE offers analysis to European Commission

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The Free Software Foundation Europe has analysed the most important elements that a settlement should contain to allow real competition in the European software market. It has summarised those key points in a letter sent to Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

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The Battle for ODF Interoperability

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Last year, when I was socializing the idea of creating the OASIS ODF Interoperability and Conformance TC, I gave a presentation I called "ODF Interoperability: The Price of Success". The observation was that standards that fail never need to deal with interoperability.

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A Battle Over Deposing Bill Gates in the Novell v. Microsoft Antitrust Litigation

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So, guess what has been happening in the Novell v. Microsoft antitrust litigation? A battle over deposing Bill Gates.

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Microsoft Interoperability Crushed by the TomTom Case

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Microsoft slammed for using software patents against interoperability, the OIN responds too late

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Free Software Foundation Europe engages in the EU browser case

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Free Software Foundation Europe today announces that it will support the European Commission's antitrust investigation against Microsoft and to this effect it has formally requested to be admitted as an interested third party.

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Red Hat deal: when will we know more?

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The agreement that Red Hat and Microsoft signed last week is something like a royal wedding - we all like the idea but we'd like to know a bit more about the demands made by the bride.

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