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Microsoft’s Deal With Amazon is Extortion and Should Get Reported

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Analysis of the patent deal with Amazon and why it is a breach of some laws and should therefore be reported to authorities or regulators

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Amazon pays Microsoft for Linux

http://blogs.computerworld.com

What was Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO, thinking? Amazon just signed a patent cross-licensing deal that pays Microsoft intellectual property fees for, among other things, patents that cover Amazon's Linux-based Kindle e-reader and its Linux servers.

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Whistleblower site Cryptome.org shut down by Microsoft over leaked surveillance doc

http://www.boingboing.net

Network Solutions shut off the lights in response to a DMCA notice, after Cryptome published a 22-page Microsoft document outlining how the company stores private user data in its web-connected servers. The document also explains how government agencies can access that personal data.

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Microsoft vs. Google: The empire strikes back

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It can't be easy being Ray Ozzie. Microsoft's chief software architect is just 18 months into the job as Bill Gates' handpicked successor, yet depending on whom you ask, his tenure will either signal a bold new era for the company or mark the beginning of its terminal decline.

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FSFE to users: Seize your freedom of choice!

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FSFE welcomes the arrival of greater competition in the web browser market. From today, Microsoft has to offer Windows users in Europe the possibility to choose among different browsers. This step puts into practice the company's settlement with the European Commission from December 2009. The Free Software Foundation Europe was an active participant in the Commission's investigation.

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A small win..

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Millions of European Internet Explorer (IE) users will have the option to choose an alternative browser from 1 March, Microsoft has announced.
It follows a legal agreement between Microsoft and Europe's Competition Commission in December 2009.

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Linux has reached the Apple buzz of 1976 and Microsoft knows it.

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Understanding Apple vs Microsoft of the past can prepare Linux for the road ahead. It teaches us what to expect from Microsoft once the buzz hits a certain level. We can expect some underhanded, ulterior motives while we get a big smile and buddy handshake.

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Windows 8 vs Ubuntu 10.04

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We all know that Canonical and Microsoft are going to launch there products in few months , So i thought of writing a post about new products Windows 8 and Ubuntu 10.04 About Windows 8 : It's no surprise that Microsoft has been working on Windows 8 for a while, moving from general planning to more in-depth discussions in the spring;...

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Ubuntu GNU/Linux 10.04 Search Page Links to Microsoft Datacentres

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As the new screenshots show, Ubuntu's change of a search provider is now finalised

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Attacking GNU/Linux Using “Donations”

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Microsoft - like Bill Gates - is giving presents with no physical value in order to suppress and reduce competition in different areas

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Sold out: Microsoft's Linux business is booming

http://www.h-online.com

The SD Times reports that Microsoft has sold nearly all of its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) support coupons.

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Another Kind of Freedom

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It seems as if most people are for OpenSource but against any other form of distribution/development. For example, Microsoft maintains ownership of the software that they sell on store shelves. No one owns a copy of Windows except for Microsoft.

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Microsoft to drop Linux, Unix versions of enterprise search

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Microsoft will no longer offer Linux or Unix versions of its enterprise search products after a wave of releases set to ship in the first half of this year, the company announced in an official blog post Thursday.

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Microsoft Whitewashes Criminal History in the Press and Attacks the GPL Using Allies

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New heights for Microsoft's spin and lies; the latest wave of GPL smears arrives from friends of Microsoft and former employees

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What Microsoft’s Attack on GNU/Linux at HP Teaches Us

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Further analysis of the revelation that Microsoft does not permit any competition to even exist

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