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Antifeatures Talk

http://mako.cc

Benjamin Mako Hill gave a very insightful presentation at Linux Conf Australia 2010. Now the video and audio are available online. He talks about the "market segmentation" or price discrimination on vast number of hardware and software companies practice. About challenge-response protocols, drm, tivoization, monopolies and the role of free software.

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

http://boycottnovell.com

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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FSFE Wants the European Commission to Stop Microsoft’s Racketeering

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The FSFE advises the Commission to put an end to Microsoft FUD using unnamed software patents; Eolas sues massively

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Red Hat Asks Microsoft to Stop the Patent Racketeering

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Had Microsoft been up to any good, it would rescind the patent threats too, implicitly claims Red Hat

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Court: Microsoft, Best Buy must stand trial for racketeering

http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) must stand trial on charges they violated the federal anti-racketeering laws, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

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