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MS Brings MPEG-LA-LA Land to the Web & Threatens GNU/Linux With Software Patent Lawsuits

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft is trying to sneak patents-encumbered MPEG formats into the Web using Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9); Microsoft threatens (again) to go after Linux legally

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Novell Wants to Bring Microsoft, Moonlight, and Mono to Linux Phones (Android)

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's patent-encumbered "gifts" to GNU/Linux are being pushed into devices with Novell's help

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Is Microsoft About to Declare Patent War on Linux?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Microsoft's comments on happenings outside its immediate product portfolio are rare, and all the more valuable when they do appear.

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Microsoft licensing Linux? What?

http://mybroadband.co.za

Proprietary giant is licensing open source to its partners. What is going on?

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Judge: Microsoft can't sell Word anymore

http://blog.seattlepi.com

A Texas judge ruled Tuesday that Microsoft cannot sell one of its flagship products, Word, in the United States because of patent infringement.

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Moonlight's Olympic-sized failure

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Microsoft only produces the Silverlight runtime for Windows and OS X, leaving Linux support to Novell's Mono project, which produces Moonlight. Mono developers argue that Mono is not chasing tail lights, but in the case of Moonlight it very clearly is.

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The best way to fight viruses? stop using Windows

http://www.itwire.com

You can accuse Microsoft of many things but you can never accuse the company of being short on chutzpah.

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Microsoft Not Only Broke the Law in Europe, So Browser Ballot Should Become International

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A new push for the Web browser ballot to be deployed on all Windows installers/OEM PCs; other abuses of Microsoft in Europe

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Analyst Expects Microsoft Bid to Buy Novell

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Richard Williams from Cross Research believes that Microsoft or even its ally SAP might attempt to buy Novell for approximately $2 billion

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GNU/Linux a King of Servers, But Microsoft Boosters Disagree

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Using flawed and partly Microsoft-funded numbers, the advocates of proprietary software beg to suggest that GNU/Linux is declining (which it's not)

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Why we Use Fedora and not Microsoft

http://www.crossbytes.org

At Crossbytes we are trying to be as green as possible in our computer recycling center and we also pass that on to all parts of our processes. We use Fedora (which forms the basis for the operating system Red Hat Enterprise) because it has shown in testing to be the greenest.

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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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Latest Attack on FOSS Traced Back to BSA

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Very negative portrayal of Free software is tied to a lobby that's directly tied to Microsoft and also strives to criminalise Free software in the EU

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When will Microsoft sue Google over Linux?

http://news.cnet.com

Microsoft once made the mistake of broad-brushing Linux as an intellectual property quagmire. It made Microsoft headlines, but few friends: lawyers didn't believe it, customers didn't want to hear it, and competitors dared it to sue.

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Novell is Already Poisoning MeeGo With Microsoft Trojan Horses

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Mono employees are already trying to put .NET inside a GNU/Linux platform that was announced over a week ago

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