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Microsoft Signs Deal with Acacia and Builds More Patent Walls Against Linux

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An accumulation of new information about Microsoft's i4i fallout and use of software patents against its most potent competition, GNU/Linux

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Microsoft Word and Office 'sales ban' begins

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A ban on Microsoft selling certain versions of its flagship products Word and Office has begun.

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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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Software Patents Do Not Apply to Microsoft

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Microsoft shakes off the ban on Word and is meanwhile occupied with illegalising Free software globally

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Microsoft Office Loses Credibility Due to i4i Lawsuit, Motorola Dumps Office

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As Microsoft struggles to keep Office in the market, Google seizes the opportunity and poaches big customers

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New Victories for ODF and i4i-imposed Word Ban as an Opportunity for ODF

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New ODF Alliance member, more vendor support, and another, more positive way to view the i4i ruling

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Microsoft embarrassed by new XML patent email

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Microsoft knew of the patent held by i4i as early as 2001, but instead set out to make the Canadian developer's software "obsolete" by adding a feature to Word, according to court documents.

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Did Microsoft Pay Fraunhofer for Report on OOXML?

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Developments and news on document formats and a ban on Microsoft Word

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Why didn't Microsoft tell us about i4i's patent litigation during the OOXML standards push?

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I have a question for Microsoft. Why didn't they tell us about this i4i patent litigation during the OOXML ISO process? Didn't we need to know?

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New developments, details in Microsoft Word ban

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Microsoft has attempted to block the court-ordered end to sales of Microsoft Word over a patent dispute. But court papers show that company officers were aware of the patent when they took the infringing action.

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No easy fix for Word legal woes

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...when I see that one attorney thinks there's an "easy technical work-around" for Microsoft's patent violation in Word, my alarm bells go off. There is no easy fix here, and, short of waving the white-flag, Microsoft may very well have to stop selling Word, and thus Microsoft Office, this fall.

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Microsoft Files Emergency Motion to Stay Execution of Judgment in i4i

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Microsoft on August 14th filed a sealed motion, in response to the August 11 judgment and injunction against it in i4i v. Microsoft. I can't show you a sealed motion, obviously, but here's the docket entry, to at least give you a clue...

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The Microsoft Crowd Uses the Word Verdict to Throw FUD at ODF, More Spin Comes from Denmark

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Contrary to abundant FUD out there, ODF is not at risk due to the i4i lawsuit

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