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Canonical Turns Down MS's Patent Deal

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Mark Shuttleworth turned down Microsoft's offer that "you can't refuse"

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Microsoft says Android infringes its patents - HTC pays up.

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Microsoft believes that elements from both the user interface and the underlying operating system are in violation of its rights.

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Is the Microsoft-HTC patent deal more about Linux or Apple?

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Does the Microsoft-HTC patent agreement mean we can expect to see Microsoft weigh in on the Apple vs. HTC patent infringement matter? Or is the Microsoft-HTC deal just one more example (with more mobile-phone makers possibly to come) of Linux companies attempting to head off potential Microsoft lawsuits involving Linux?

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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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Do Patent Deals with Microsoft Knock GNU/Linux Vendors Out of GNU/Linux Business?

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How four vendors of desktop GNU/Linux lost their direction after joining Microsoft's software patents racket

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Microsoft signs Linux patent deal with Buffalo Tech

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Linux users take note: Microsoft has signed another patent licensing agreement with a Linux using vendor. In this new case, Microsoft has signed a deal with Melco Group the group that owns tech vendor Buffalo Technology.

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Mandriva Sets the Record Straight: No Microsoft Impact

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Mandriva clarifies (again) that it is in no way involved in/a victim of Microsoft's patent racketeering scheme

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Can Linspire Still Feed on Ubuntu (or Debian) Linux Codebase?

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"Earlier this week, just less than a couple of months after their seemingly-friendly deal, Microsoft betrayed Linspire. There are more questions to be raised and implications to discuss."

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Linux Expert: Microsoft Is Throwing Money Away

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"Redmond would have to "sue its customers" to pursue its contention that Linux infringes on Microsoft's patents -- an unlikely scenario."

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Red Hat CEO says he talked patents with Microsoft - washingtonpost.com

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Red Hat's CEO, Matthew Szulik, has confirmed that Red Hat has held negotiations with Microsoft about exclusive patent deals. He refused to say whether they were still negotiating.

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