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From Novell to Microsoft to Daemonising Microsoft Critics and GNU/Linux communities

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Microsoft employee Crispin Cowen is using his history to opportunistically gain credibility in his irrational public attacks on GNU/Linux communities

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Have Microsoft EULAs Just Been Declared Invalid in the United Kingdom?

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Microsoft's software licences may lack a legal basis and Apple is tickled for breaking the law as a sacred, secret and specially-blessed hypePhone gets out of Apple's hands again

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Kuwait Government Dumps Novell/Microsoft for Red Hat

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Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity - Water swaps Ballnux for GNU/Linux; Red Hat upgraded by a longtime foe
Good news has come from Kuwait, which is one of Microsoft's key victims [1, 2].

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Microsoft is Committed to Open Source

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If you know anything about Microsoft’s war against Open Source, you can imagine the irony when I seen the below image in the body of the email.

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Microsoft Tries to Purge Software Freedom in America (Panama and Argentina)

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Panama gives away its digital sovereignty and Argentina faces new propaganda and investment offence from Microsoft

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Novell: Making IT Work As One Microsoft Way

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Some of the latest of Microsoft's dishonest encroachments and how Novell participates in this

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Apple Does Not Support Standards; Neither Does Microsoft

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Why Apple's and Microsoft's talk about "standards" is merely a shameful façade

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Microsoft Extorts GNU/Linux While Distorting the Meaning of “Open Source”

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A look at how Microsoft discriminates against anything other than its own stack and also uses aggressive coercion to get its way and change people's language/perception

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Online video wars

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Apple and Microsoft join to fight Opera and Firefox. The next big evolution of the Internet will be in the realm of video playing. Until now the rapid growth of online video has been built on Adobe's Flash technology. Flash has always been a workable solution but not the best platform because it requires an additional plugin to be installed before users can view video.

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Free Software Foundation Europe Likens Apple/Microsoft Behaviour to Blackmail

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The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) calls the spade "a spade"; Nokia's solution to the extortion problem cannot be generalised, so patent reform is urgently needed

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Nokia and Intel defensive on MeeGo Linux patents

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Tech companies are playing hardball on smart phones, yet Linux could gain the upper hand with Intel and Nokia going on the defensive with MeeGo. To get you on Facebook while on the bus, play a tune, and - oh, yeah - make a call, Microsoft and Apple are finding new ways to reign in the competition on phones: they're using patent threats.

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The Cost of Patent Trolls Who Attack Linux

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Why patent trolls or puppets like Acacia (and Microsoft) do manage to cause harm to Linux, even when their case is altogether bogus

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Microsoft/Novell Faking “Open Source” and Pushing .NET Into Web Browsers

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Microsoft does not keep its promises regarding “Open Source” in .NET and its MVP Miguel de Icaza is trying to ram .NET into Web browsers

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“Behind the Open Codec FUD Attack, W3C Captured by Microsoft, Apple, Nokia and So On?”

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Microsoft and Apple continue their attack on freedom facilitation in the World Wide Web and Apple's PR problem escalates

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Apple, Microsoft Come Out Against Open Source Video Codecs

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"All video codecs are covered by patents," Jobs said in the e-mail, according to Roy. "A patent pool is being assembled to go after Theora and other 'open source' codecs now

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