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Obama Finally Slams the USPTO, But Parrots Talking Point from Microsoft and Intellectual Monopolists

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Failure to understand the true role of patents, especially at the government level; pharmaceutical industry veteran admits the patent lie; IPCom officially loses patent crusade

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Microsoft Tries to Pollute Standards with Software Patents Where It is Illegal

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In both Europe and in India, Microsoft is trying to exclude Free software with patent tax inside basic interoperability information

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Petition to stop software patents in Europe

http://petition.stopsoftwarepatents.eu

Our petition aims to unify the voices of concerned Europeans, associations and companies, and calls on our politicians in Europe to stop patents on software with legislative clarifications. The patent system is misused to restrain competition for the economical benefit of a few but fails to promote innovation. A software market environment is better off with no patents on software at all.

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Microsoft is Chasing Google Not Just in Search But Operating Systems and Office Suites Too

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A glimpse at what Google's advancement in the market is doing to Microsoft, the company that attacks Free software more than any other company (or all of them combined)

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Update on Microsoft-Staffed Patent Troll and Its Lawsuits Against GNU/Linux

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The Acacia troll, a firm which is suspected to be batting for Microsoft, is still harassing GNU/Linux vendors

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Centrify, Microsoft, and Software Patents

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How Centrify is strengthening Microsoft's patent FUD against GNU/Linux; Microsoft's patent violations and attacks on GNU/Linux explored further

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Man Behind US Declaration of Independence Opposed Patenting

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Sharp contrast between Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Edison; China falls into the trap of greed for monopoly

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Microsoft’s Racketeering with Patents and Abolition of Software Patents Reexamined

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Why Microsoft's "extortion" is a serious offence that mustn't be overlooked; How Free software deals with software patents at present

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ISO Should Withdraw OOXML After Microsoft and Alex Brown Lied About Patents

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With the ending of the i4i case OOXML should be removed from ISO and cease to be used

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The text of the new Moonlight covenant

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For the curious, Microsoft has posted the new "covenant not to sue" covering Moonlight 3 and 4. It is still quite narrow"

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David and Goliath II: i4i Wins (Again) over Microsoft

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Yesterday a very small company won a very big victory against a very large software vendor.

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USPTO Implicitly Admits It’s Broken

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The USPTO needs advice from the public as flaws are realised and a solution is seen as required

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‘Microsoft Press’ Acknowledges Microsoft’s Free Software-Hostile EU Deal

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Another look at a bad EU deal; software patents revisited; Microsoft's copyright violations remembered

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European Commission Unable to Defend Free Software from Microsoft Patent Racket

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The European Commission is either unwilling or unable to understand how Microsoft uses software patents against Free software, even in Europe where such patents are illegal

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Moonlight and Hyper-V Still Novell-Only and SUSE-Only in Some Ways

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Microsoft projects are still upselling a distribution from which Microsoft extracts money for imaginary software patents

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