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Welcome to Techrights

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Techrights migration is complete and we need readers to kindly report errors if/when they find any

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One Hand Shows “Open Source”, Another Hand Shows SaaS

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A look at Microsoft's fascinating strategy of embracing competition through deceptive maneuvers and playful use of words

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Thumbs up to Ubuntu for Removing a Part of MS; TurboHercules Likely a Psystar-Type MS Shell

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An analysis combining Ubuntu's relationship with Microsoft proxies such as Yahoo! search and Mono; more on how TurboHercules may be connected to Microsoft and why IBM's response was tactless

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Microsoft’s Ally Fortify Software Attacks Free Software Again

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Fortify's latest cheap shot at Firefox is very weak and difficult to justify (Fortify is very close to Microsoft)

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Microsoft is Still Cheating in Browser Ballot — Claim

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Microsoft has found "creative" ways of preventing people from actually choosing a Web browser other than Internet Explorer, according to Håkon Wium Lie from Opera Software (the infamous butterfly ballot is shown above)

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Microsoft Still Pretends to be “Open” for and to Government Contracts

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Supported by its own press and advanced by other regular allies, Microsoft comes equipped with required marketing themes to inject proprietary software into governments, under the guise of "open"

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Software Wars : Can u predict the winner?

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I found Few pictures which shows the status of software wars which has been going for years…Actually these are maps depicting the epic struggle of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) against the Empire of Microsoft.

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Misleading PR Campaign From Microsoft About “Open Source”

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Debunking the increasingly-widespread myth that Microsoft has changed and that it has an interest in Free/Open Source software

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Microsoft's Bing has banned Openoffice??

http://www.katonda.com

Microsoft Bing has many flaws, but this one seems to be the most outrageous one. If you try to search for OpenOffice on Bing, it will not show you the actual OpenOffice.org website but will show pages from random websites like OpenOffice.com or other non-OpenOffice.org websites.

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Microsoft Pulls an EDGI in Russia to Block GNU/Linux in Schools

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Microsoft is dumping Windows on all Russian schools in order to hinder the nationwide migration to GNU/Linux, which it has already attempted to derail several times before

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SD Times Removes Miguel de Icaza’s Admission That Mono Has Patent Problems

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An article that quotes rather damning material about Mono suddenly vanishes without a trace and Microsoft MVP Miguel de Icaza still attacks critics of patents around Mono (which he himself implicitly criticised in the now-vanished article)

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Who is the enemy of FLOSS today?

http://michuk.posterous.com

For years the free and open source software people would say that the number one enemy, the devil on earth, the only factor blocking us from flooding the mass market with gnomes, mice and strange k-prefixed creatures is the company from Redmond. But is it still the case today?

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Software Patents Complication Shows Why Linux Needs the FSF

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Contrary to common misconceptions, the FSF's philosophy and work actually defend Linux from the patent attacks it currently faces from Apple, Microsoft, and possibly their henchmen at Intellectual Ventures

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What If… Microsoft Bought Novell?

http://www.linux-mag.com

According to the company, Novell would consider being acquired should the right buyer come along. Could that buyer be Microsoft? And what would that mean for SUSE and the Linux ecosystem?

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Open Irony: Microsoft Creates/Sponsors OpenMainframe.org to Attack GNU/Linux

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War is peace and Microsoft is the new "open". Details on the latest attack of Microsoft against GNU/Linux, using proxies

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